With the recent media blitz about the “sex patch” in GTA: San Andreas, it’s not surprising that the American Psychological Association used the publicity generated by its large annual meeting to release a statement (not a study, as some media are reporting) calling for …

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Video Games and Violence — Do they or don’t they?

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  1. This posting at Slashdot points out even more reasons to be skeptical of this latest “finding:”

    http://games.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=159650&cid=13368827

  2. Ok, Im 15, And Have Played All Of The GTA Games, Never, Not Once, Have I Been Tempted To Kill Someone, Hurt Then, Steal Something Or Destroy Property, And Personally I Think That This Is Because I Was Brought Up With ‘Common Sense’ Which Alot Of Teenagers Lack, Drinking, Smoking, Teen Pregnancies. So I Find It Annoying When Video Games And Films Are Blamed For Such Behaviour. Maybe We Should Be Looking Closer To Home?

  3. I believe it is a matter of between having :
    A home instead of a house.
    A sleep instead of a bed.

    When anything kept in proper dosage, it won’t do no harm.
    Do you agree ?

    Regards,
    Sandy_Bali.

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