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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darknexus
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From what religion would those views be?

How about, all of them? Read any religious scripture, and I mean really read it. Don't be satisfied with the interpretation of your denomination or sect. Read the books and you will not have to ask that question again. The Bible, Koran, and every other religious text is full to the brim with violence against those who do not follow the faith of that scripture. Murder, rape, slavery, castration. You name it, it's there. I could list a lot of quotes from multiple texts, but I think that's going outside the scope of this argument and, if you read the scripture itself, will be unnecessary. If you read those texts and still cannot spot the violence, you are deliberately ignorant and no amount of explanation will help anyway.

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