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Op Ed

Gamasutra - Can Games Become 'Virtual Murder?'.
If, in this hypothetical future, we're capable of stripping away our empathy and compassion to murder a 99% realistic virtual human (and maybe even enjoy it), will we be psychologically any different from people who actually murder those of flesh and blood? Having perhaps unintentionally trained ourselves to become cold-blooded killers through systematic desensitization, will we be emotionally capable of doing the same thing in waking life?

IncGamers - WoW is Killing itself. Thanks Ant.
Yeah, that's right, you heard me. WoW is in the act of committing suicide, and Blizzard don't even know it. Now, before you get all huffy and angry with me (save that for later, you Blizzlovers, you), allow me to give you a bit of background. And when I say background, I mean way, waaaaay back, to the games that inspired WoW in the first place, and to where these games went wrong.

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6. Re: Op Ed Jul 2, 2009, 14:51 Hellbinder
 
its just amazing reading the utter filth that comes out of your mouths as you spew profanity and violence at someone for writing an article about game violence.... while you claim that game violence and media violence has no effect.

Do you really think that people used to act, talk and think like you people? your filthy in your minds and hearts. People everywhere are rude and out of control. Teens and young adults are foul mouthed violent, rude and selfish.

funny, i don't see that kind of behavior out of kids raised by there parent without exposing them to the games, music, movies and TV of today.

You are all walking examples of how the media has ruined this generation. the next generation is even more scary.

You are all brain washed, filthy minded, violent, rude and mean. The celebration of that kind of behavior put into your minds for years is a large part of the reason.

Wake up to how you act and think and see the truth.
 
The Whales name is Bob.
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