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Expert: Banning violent video games would do little to avert the next mass murder  

Expert: Banning violent video games would do little to avert the next mass murder      | Debate | Scoop.it
Reports that Adam Lanza was deeply immersed in violent video games have prompted questions about whether gamesmanship instilled in him the will and the skill to commit mass murder.

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clim's curator insight, May 16, 2013 10:08 PM

Without a doubt - the relationship between 'violent' video games and 'mass murders' completely minimal if not non-existant.

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National Rifle Association blames video games (among others) for Newtown tragedy

National Rifle Association blames video games (among others) for Newtown tragedy | Debate | Scoop.it
In its first official statement regarding the tragic December 14 shooting at Newtown, Connecticutt's Sandy Hook Elementary school, the National Rifle Association has pinned blamed for the incident on the influence of violent video games.

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Anderson Cooper 360: O'Toole -Video games can erode empathy

Anderson Cooper 360: O'Toole -Video games can erode empathy | Debate | Scoop.it

Former FBI profiler Mary Ellen O'Toole says violent video games can affect young people who are already contemplating a violent act....

 

Violent video games,"erode away at their sense of empathy, at their sense of compassion . It really  turns human beings into objects."


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Ali Carr-Chellman: Gaming to re-engage boys in learning | Video on TED.com

In her talk, Ali Carr-Chellman pinpoints three reasons boys are tuning out of school in droves, and lays out her bold plan to re-engage them: bringing their culture into the classroom, with new rules that let boys be boys, and video games that...

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