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  •  Long history of blaming entertainment... (4+ / 0-)

    Before video games, it was TV violence that was scapegoated.

    Before TV, it was comic books.

    Before comic books, it was radio serials.

    Before radio serials, the scapegoat was pulp magazines.

    And before the pulp magazines, people blamed cheap paperback novels.

    I don't like a lot of the content of those violent video games, but considering the history of scapegoating popular entertainment, I tend to have a difficult time giving much credibility to efforts to blame video games.

    Political Compass: -6.75, -3.08

    by TexasTom on Mon Sep 23, 2013 at 11:09:54 AM PDT

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