Computer games & actual violence – What is it with these people?

I know, I haven’t written anything in a long time, but I really feel the need to vent.

I just came across this article (Edit: Original article got deleted, and there’s no snapshot on archive.org, either.) on the website of German public broadcaster NDR (Google translation, not perfect, but you’ll get the gist of it). It’s about some 70 year old criminologist who is going to semi-retire in Germany, but he wants to go to the U.S. to help fight violence. I didn’t really think too much about it, until I came to his claim that “computer games are one cause for violence”, which, according to NDR, he is absolutely sure of.

*takingadeepbreath*

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHRG…!!!!!!!

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