Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 9th Mar 2013 15:42 UTC
Games "For nearly thirty years we've been having this discussion, asking the question: do violent movies, music or video games make people violent? Well according to Brad Bushman and Craig Anderson of Iowa State University, yes. Based on the results of their research they concluded in 2001 that video games and violent media can make people aggressive and violent. Based upon their data and their conclusions, however, it's safe to say that photos of snakes, crispy bacon, or a particularly rigorous game of chess can also make people aggressive and violent." And politicians?
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from a practical view, no. ban civilians from carrying weapons and no one gets hurt.

That has to be the most idiotic thing I've heard this month. Ban "civilians" from carrying guns and guess what happens? The criminals still get them. Then said "civilians" no longer have a way to defend themselves. Those who will use weapons to harm others don't give a damn about your regulations or bans. Perhaps the lives of criminals are worth more to you than the lives of the rest of us, but you can forgive me if I don't take that view myself as my life is just a little important to me. When we add zealous law enforcement into the mix, it gets even more complicated especially when the government behind them moves to control our lives more and more by the day. This has already happened several times within the last century. Do you people never learn from history?

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