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Living in a universe of violent artificial images

Living in a universe of violent artificial images “Images of extreme violence produce either exact reproduction (which is short-lived) or else overall behavior of generalized brutality accompanied by impoverished language.) We must certainly beware of the fact that these images … Continue reading

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The role of images in creating cosplayers

The role of images in creating cosplayers “Because of the images that draw him into the story, he is liberated from the restraint usually placed on some of his instincts. He projects his personal desires onto the world, because these desires … Continue reading

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#Gamergate reveals gamer culture as anti-woman and hyper-violent

#Gamergate has recently revealed the gamer culture as anti-woman and hyper-violent. What a sad state of affairs! I have the utmost respect for Anita Sarkeesian — a smart, brave, and beautiful woman — who has been critical of the gaming … Continue reading

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Violent video games are a risk factor for criminal behavior and aggression

“New evidence from Iowa State researchers demonstrates a link between video games and youth violence and delinquency…” Continue reading

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Video Game Addiction, Virtual Reality, and Violence

It should be obvious to anyone that whatever we spend our time doing and thinking about in the present will influence what we will be doing and thinking about in the future, and will eventually determine what sort of person we will become. We cannot spend our time doing and thinking filthy things in the virtual world without having this cause us to do and think filthy things in the real world…. Continue reading

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America Militant

militarism [ˈmɪlɪtəˌrɪzəm] n 1. (Military) military spirit; pursuit of military ideals 2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) domination by the military in the formulation of policies, ideals, etc., esp on a political level (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a policy of maintaining … Continue reading

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