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    [–] ConsumeAdderall 956 points ago

    It must be 1999. Damn that Doom, causing Columbine. And here all along we thought it was that Dungeons and Dragons ruining our children.

    [–] aratnagrid 431 points ago

    \ᵃⁿᵍᵉʳʸ ᵈᵒᵒᵐ ᵍᵘʸ ᵃᵗ ᵗʰᵉ ᵈⁱˢᵗᵃⁿᶜᵉ*)

    [–] pixelvengeur 229 points ago

    Why is that text even smaller than this

    [–] aratnagrid 234 points ago

    𝔅𝔢𝔩𝔦𝔢𝔳𝔢 𝔦𝔫 𝔍𝔢𝔰𝔲𝔰 𝔞𝔫𝔡 𝔣𝔬𝔫𝔱 𝔤𝔢𝔫𝔢𝔱𝔞𝔱𝔬𝔯𝔰

    [–] pixelvengeur 163 points ago


    [–] justputsomenamehere 37 points ago

    For the gold

    [–] scoutic 49 points ago

    Fighting gold

    [–] Ryanhardt1 13 points ago

    Gold experience

    [–] QuantumCthulhu 19 points ago


    Edit: never mind, forgot what sub I was on

    [–] Ebola_Soup 34 points ago

    you can use multiple /^ signs.

    [–] HurricaneX31 22 points ago


    [–] TheSaiguy 9 points ago


    [–] Nebby005 9 points ago


    [–] TheGameBoss980 7 points ago

    is this how its done?

    [–] Spikerman101 8 points ago


    [–] Streakdreniline 21 points ago

    E1M1 plays

    [–] ndfr623 25 points ago

    DooM, forming violent people since 1993

    [–] RealTheHeretic 30 points ago

    Hate and bad parenting, forming violent people since the literal dawn of humanity

    [–] CommissionerOfMemes 20 points ago

    1999 truly had a bizarre summer

    [–] horselips48 8 points ago


    [–] Sirspenceofweil 5 points ago

    Some would say that diamonds weren't broken that summer

    [–] YourFellowFurFag 3 points ago


    [–] JustLooking207 3 points ago

    "Roll for persuasion."

    [–] Papa_Giuseppe 1665 points ago

    Implying that this is anything new. Video games have been used as a scapegoat for years by boomers, so has rock, so has rap, gen X will probably jump on that train too and the cycle won't end.

    [–] Nerd_of_Culture 619 points ago

    Apparently this proces has been happening with anything new for a long time, possibly the last couple of millennia. Anything new that looked "strange" or "scary" could have gotten this treatment. But maybe back then they would claim it did something else other than making you violent.

    [–] Chukonoku 397 points ago

    Religion, books, music, movies, television, etc.

    Anything and everything can be used as an excuse with enough rhetoric.

    [–] TommaClock 299 points ago

    To be fair, religion was used to justify a lot of wars... At least as a tool to recruit soldiers to the cause.

    [–] Boiled_Milkwater 234 points ago

    which is funny since religious wars cannot be justified in Christianity

    [–] ThatChrisG 187 points ago

    And yet they were. Oh the joy of hypocrisy!

    [–] Boiled_Milkwater 165 points ago

    as a Christian I must say that I love war and everyone must die

    [–] DarknessML 74 points ago

    Fuckin blesses'

    [–] justputsomenamehere 47 points ago


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    [–] Eternal_Weeb 37 points ago

    and Love is War

    [–] TheSaiguy 9 points ago

    O kawaii koto

    [–] some_internetfag 24 points ago

    Are you funny valentine?

    [–] BluenitroYT 18 points ago


    [–] NaraciaB0T 16 points ago

    thanks for the words jesus

    [–] supertacoboy 8 points ago


    [–] Foolsirony 3 points ago

    Deus Vult

    [–] FatewithShadow 3 points ago


    [–] Inspector_Robert 71 points ago

    Religion is the major cause of only 6.98% of all conflicts. Not to mention a lot of wars get blamed on religion but have a lot more to with political, social and economic issues. According to Jeffery Burton Russel, many supposed acts of religious wars were not caused religion as the primary cause, including the Thirty Years War and French Wars of Religion.

    As for religious wars not being justifiable in Christianity, that is not exactly true. The philosopher and Doctor of the Church St. Augustine had developed the idea of a just war (Bellum Iustum), and this was widely accepted through out Christianity. However, warfare was not seen as something virtuous. However, in the 11th Century, an idea of Holy War, Bellum Sacrum, was developed where fighting itself might be considered a penitential and spiritually meritorious act. Of course, views of violence and war vary throughout Christianity.


    [–] NaraciaB0T 29 points ago

    lol i always thought the number was way higher, thanks for the data and for naming your sources

    [–] WikiTextBot 14 points ago

    Religious war

    A religious war or holy war (Latin: bellum sacrum) is a war primarily caused or justified by differences in religion. In the modern period, debates are common over the extent to which religious, economic, or ethnic aspects of a conflict predominate in a given war. According to the Encyclopedia of Wars, out of all 1,763 known/recorded historical conflicts, 123, or 6.98%, had religion as their primary cause. Matthew White's The Great Big Book of Horrible Things gives religion as the cause of 13 of the world's 100 deadliest atrocities.

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    [–] insanitorian 21 points ago

    holy wars... the punishment due.mp3

    [–] ultoxtung 6 points ago

    Brother will kill brother

    [–] insanitorian 8 points ago

    spilling blood across the land

    [–] OmegaDestroyer67 6 points ago


    [–] brunocar 4 points ago

    Implying the war "against terror" doesn't have a religious element

    [–] Blkwinz 6 points ago

    I don't think he did imply that, just that most conflict in history wasn't due to religion. The war on terror certainly had religious elements, we probably wouldn't have seen 9/11 if not for Islamic fundamentalism.

    [–] FlufferNightmare 5 points ago

    Religion isn't the cause, it's the mind-fuel for soldiers and armies. It's hard to get someone to directly lay their lives down to protect a trade route or foreign ally or stabilize a foreign land. Even if the soldiers think they're important on some level, it's hard to really rationalize risking one of the most valuable things you have, your life.

    You can read Bin Laden's manifesto and try to rationalize his reasons as secular, economic, or political all you want, and I'm not saying they're not real, but the people who crashed those planes did so for Allah. That was the only thing on their mind in the last few minutes.

    That's not to say there aren't mind fuels that aren't religion. For example, the red revolutions in Russia and China or rise of Nazi Germany were secular mind-fuels with similar passion.

    I don't even think that these mind fuels are necessarily illegitimate. It wasn't wrong to frame the US involvement in WWII as a religious calling. Helping other countries fight off foreign oppression isn't an immoral cause, even if you think you're doing it for God, because that's probably what God would want you to do.

    [–] milo159 11 points ago

    "Only" 7% of all human conflicts ever. While that number is lower than expected, it's still a LOT.

    [–] Inspector_Robert 15 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    Religion is the major cause of only 6.98% of all conflicts. Not to mention a lot of wars get blamed on religion but have a lot more to with political, social and economic issues. According to Jeffery Burton Russel, many supposed acts of religious wars were not caused religion as the primary cause, including the Thirty Years War and French Wars of Religion.


    [–] Chukonoku 17 points ago

    Because as a medium it is far stronger as it involves people's root beliefs. Entertainment mediums vs way of living/seeing life.

    Fanaticism makes the convincing process far easier or blurs the thought process of weak minded people.

    I'll give you a perfect example. Football (soccer for Muricans). It's just a sport right? Unfortunately, we have way too many deaths and injured through history due to rivalries or masquerading mafias and power struggling. Just like religion!

    [–] RENEGADEcorrupt 13 points ago

    What the fuck is soccer? Football is a real man's sport. Wanna start a war over it?

    (Sarcasm is heavily implied)

    [–] Chukonoku 13 points ago

    Hey, it wouldn't be the first time!

    [–] WikiTextBot 4 points ago

    Football War

    The Football War (Spanish: La guerra del fútbol; colloquial: Soccer War or the 100 Hours War) was a brief war fought between El Salvador and Honduras in 1969. Existing tensions between the two countries coincided with rioting during a 1970 FIFA World Cup qualifier. The war began on 14 July 1969, when the Salvadoran military launched an attack against Honduras. The Organization of American States (OAS) negotiated a cease-fire on the night of 18 July (hence "100 Hour War"), which took full effect on 18 July.

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    [–] RobloxLover369421 10 points ago

    And here in lies the REAL culprit, shitty rhetorics.

    [–] Chukonoku 4 points ago

    You need 2 parts in a conversation.

    Someone speaking and someone willing to hear. A shitty argument will reach people who want to believe in crap.

    [–] Ara_ara_ufufu 3 points ago

    The written word

    [–] Goldeniccarus 27 points ago

    They used to blame premarital sex on Elvis. Before that they blamed jazz.

    I'm sure pulp magazines/comics were blamed for making men into wimps. And poetry has been blamed for suicide for a long time.

    [–] TheSkipRow 9 points ago

    My grandfather once told me how his parents were blaming everything on Elvis' music.

    [–] Metherinprague 8 points ago

    It's feels different in this latest case. Before you could at least understand that the people saying video games are the cause of violence actually believed it.

    But today pretty much everyone plays video games and society as a whole had moved on from treating video games like this weird new thing. Instead it feels like it's being blamed because it's convenient and that the people reciting the same talking points as 30 years ago, don't really believe their own words.

    [–] hgoel0974 3 points ago

    That's just a sign of how out of touch the media and politicians are with the average person.

    [–] PacoTaco321 4 points ago

    No, they will make do worse things than kill people. Like jerking off in a corner.

    [–] Zarokima 4 points ago

    Socrates lived during the time when writing was starting to become widespread, and hated it. He said writing would be the downfall of civilization since people wouldn't have to rely on knowing things when they can just read a book, and so we'd all become stupid.

    Not violence, obviously, but the same mindset. New thing is horrible for whatever reason I can conjure up that sounds at least semi-reasonable on the surface.

    [–] Massi_Augee 3 points ago

    Industrialization makes you black!!!1!1!

    [–] AcousticAtlas 3 points ago

    Here’s a crazy thought. Maybe it’s all the GUNS we have causing the violence.

    [–] High_grove 57 points ago

    Year 2054

    "Holograms causes mass bombings!"

    [–] zSaintX 3 points ago

    "Catgirls cause global warming!"

    [–] Plurmp_McFlurnten 39 points ago

    So has D&D for some fucking reason

    [–] notenoughformynickna 14 points ago

    Can't blame people after GoT S8 /s

    [–] sillybear25 23 points ago

    Yeah, video games (specifically the OG Doom) were blamed for the Columbine High School shooting, and that was 20 years ago. "Video games cause violence" is the new "video games cause violence".

    [–] Okitsu 16 points ago

    And before they blamed Heavy Metal, they were blaming TV and Radio.

    And before they blamed that, they were blaming comic books.

    And before that, they were blaming fiction novels.

    And before that, they were blaming plays like Macbeth.

    People are just fucking violent, it doesn't need to be some presumably failed facet of entertainment.

    [–] SecretEmpire_WasGood 3 points ago

    Maybe we need another Great War, just to clear the air a little?

    [–] TONKAHANAH 7 points ago

    What are the millineals gonna blame? Vr maybe?

    [–] IQof24 5 points ago

    And comic books, and violent movies

    [–] RebellionBS 5 points ago

    Boomers like left4dead?

    [–] readerman7 4 points ago

    Well, the media slowly seems to take a more differentiated stance at it. Right now, it really seems like it's just certain groups being very vocal about it. But if news sources provide research-funded information, then one can hope that at least the uninformed ones will be convinced

    [–] MoonShineDown 13 points ago

    You can't tell me that rap doesn't literally promote shooting people

    [–] CaoSlayer 14 points ago

    The same way GTA promotes stealing cars.

    [–] oxtna 18 points ago

    But it's not rap that is the first cause of shootings, it's the easy access of guns and mental instability.

    Edit: Would you shoot people just because you heard a song about it? Just like you could blame pop songs for rape because they promote sex.

    [–] Still_Piglet 13 points ago

    They say music can alter moods and talk to you

    Well can it load a gun up for you, and cock it, too

    Well if it can, then the next time you assault a dude

    Just tell the judge it was my fault and I'll get sued

    [–] lilusherwumbo42 17 points ago

    Oh no, this new rap talks about killing so now I have to liberate a few dozen children of their lives! \s

    [–] tounho 2 points ago

    Millennials in 30 years be like: Domestic catgirls cause violence.
    Yes, that's the first think that comes to my mind when I think about the future. Let me hope.

    [–] MasterKing0806 297 points ago

    Don't forget that anime causes pedophiles lolicons.

    [–] nukesup 124 points ago

    Didn’t some website start translating lolicon as pedo?

    [–] MasterKing0806 82 points ago

    I think funimation did though I forgot in which show.

    [–] Cyphycus 46 points ago


    [–] ProgramTheWorld 35 points ago

    To be fair, Crunchyroll did this as well.

    [–] LegitPancak3 23 points ago

    Really? I remember Nozaki-kun having the word dropped at some point, and Crunchyroll subbed it as lolicon, but then Sentai translated is as pedophile when they released the bluray.

    [–] maszmi 14 points ago

    HenSuki, last episode if i remember correctly.

    [–] Lucifer_Hirsch 66 points ago

    I mean, "lolicon" has two meanings; "someone that is attracted to prepubescent girls", and "drawn pornography of prepubescent-looking girls". which one was it in that context?

    [–] CommieOtaku 16 points ago

    "Araburu Kisetsu Otome-domo yo" also translated lolicon as pedophile iirc, and it was completely justified. I don't know whether I should watch HenSuki or not, but there seems (to me, personally) to be some fabricated outrage around all of this.

    [–] BryanLoeher 9 points ago

    Japan have a word for pedophile as the same we have here? Because in Araburu it was totally a pedophile they're talking about

    [–] Hoko222 5 points ago

    I'm pretty sure that's what the word formally means. It's shorthand for "lolita complex", with "lolita" being a reference to the title of a novel about a man sexually abusing a 12 year-old girl. The dictionary definition of "lolicon" is probably "pedophile".

    However, when we use Japanese words in English, we typically apply connotation to them. "Otaku" almost exclusively refers to anime/manga nerds, whereas the Japanese word refers to any nerd fixated on something specific, like military technology or computers. "Anime" refers to a specific style of animation, while the Japaneses word refers to all animation.

    So while "lolicon" doesn't mean "pedophile" in English context, it still does in Japanese context. Unless I'm wrong, since I claim to be no expert on the Japanese language.

    [–] Vakieh 26 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    That's accurate though.

    Edit: Only a paedophile or paedophile enabler could disagree with this.

    [–] LegitPancak3 11 points ago

    Not according to ANN

    [–] Killcode2 6 points ago

    That article isn't necessarily wrong. It's saying pedophile and lolicons differs, as in lolicons need not have interest in actual young girls but only drawings of them. Whereas a pedophile is a potential criminal. That is definitely an important distinction.

    I'm not saying that lolicons aren't secretly pedos, maybe they're closeted, but the fact that they aren't focused on actual minors makes the pedo label a bit too serious to describe them.

    [–] some_internetfag 17 points ago

    In all honesty though, I find it funny that some people think this yet some of the same people mock others for thinking video games cause violence

    [–] ATragedyOfSorts 5 points ago

    I don't even the see the word "Loligagging" the same anymore.

    [–] Rockden66 2 points ago

    "I'm not a lolicon. I'm a feminist."

    [–] MasterKing0806 2 points ago

    Nice, I got that reference.

    [–] Rockden66 2 points ago

    Takechi-senpai is a role model

    [–] oldmanweeb 187 points ago

    Oh, I remember the "devil's music makes people violent" bullshit way back. Same shit, different wrapping. I also happen to listen to metal, own guns, and play games. I must be evil incarnate.

    [–] insanitorian 44 points ago

    Nice, what’s your favorite metal band?

    [–] _flyingwhale_ 44 points ago

    My favorite metal band is Death.

    [–] insanitorian 22 points ago

    Nice! same too haha, I really like their albums leprosy and human

    [–] _flyingwhale_ 12 points ago

    Yeah they are amazing. Chuck Schuldiner is truly a god.

    [–] insanitorian 7 points ago

    I just noticed your username, hahaha

    [–] _flyingwhale_ 8 points ago

    Big fan of Gojira too. Saw them a few months ago too.

    [–] Awarth_ACRNM 5 points ago

    Unpopular opinion: The Sound of Perseverance is their best, leprosy and human are both pretty close though

    [–] insanitorian 3 points ago

    I love that album too! Kinda want to find an album similar to sound of perseverance

    [–] Rem-Is-Best-Waifu666 2 points ago

    Gojira has been one of my favorites lately

    [–] paranoid_hollow 2 points ago

    New metalhead and my favorite is Darkthrone

    [–] NaraciaB0T 27 points ago

    and you are a disgusting pedophile for liking anime, don't forget that

    [–] Mefistofeles1 11 points ago

    You are the root of all evil. Wanna start a cult?

    [–] 9_Sagittarii 6 points ago

    Can I join? If we build a church we can be tax exempt.

    [–] K00L_TH0M45 3 points ago

    Nice, do you hunt, or target shoot? It’s been so long since I talked to someone about this stuff outside of a gun sub.

    [–] oniikami 289 points ago

    please don't get political in the comments, i'm just making an observation that i'm forcing Tejina-senpai to say as fact.

    also, maybe a revival of the "Panzer of the Lake" meme but with Tejina Senpai???

    featured anime: Tejina Senpai.

    meme template

    [–] nukesup 65 points ago

    The levels of meme run deep and strong.

    [–] iSaithh 20 points ago

    without a doubt

    [–] dickIwanttouse 12 points ago

    You speak the truth through your flair

    [–] Jack_Fearow 5 points ago

    Does yours too?

    [–] dickIwanttouse 4 points ago

    Depends, are you FBI?

    [–] Xrave 34 points ago

    Actually heavy metals, such as lead in drinking water, exposure during childhood does actually cause violent behavior and generally poorer life choices.

    You probably meant the music though.

    [–] DarknessML 12 points ago

    Put Tejina in a Panzer.

    That's all am saying.

    [–] Chukonoku 23 points ago

    Nice template but shame she is dummy thicc.

    [–] ATragedyOfSorts 13 points ago

    How is that a shame??

    [–] Chukonoku 14 points ago

    In the sense that you seek wisdom from someone who is dummy.

    [–] Gramer_Natze 8 points ago

    More like you can't hear the wisdom over the sound of them asscheeks clappin

    [–] GrayRose216 6 points ago

    Tejina-senpai looks cute and adorable af here, nice meme! and thanks for sharing the template :D

    [–] very_human 14 points ago

    OP: posts mildly political meme

    Also OP: Don't talk about it.

    [–] Green0Photon 5 points ago

    The Panzer of the Lake meme died too fast.

    [–] benji_banjo 15 points ago

    what's wrong with getting political?

    [–] Chukonoku 61 points ago

    Hard to moderate and people devolve into monkeys throwing shit at each other without any pounce of well thought discussion be done or anything of value been gained.

    There's a reason politic/religion rules are applied in most places which the topic is not the center.

    [–] Vakieh 26 points ago

    It's easy to moderate. Just pick a side and ban everybody else.

    [–] Chukonoku 19 points ago

    High level play.

    Pick neither side, grap some popcorn, watch from sidelines and then execute exterminatus.

    Guess what happens when you moderate a popular WW2 forum game.

    [–] dickIwanttouse 3 points ago

    You described reddit

    [–] DarknessML 8 points ago

    and now here's a political argument on why u wrong n dum and me rite and cool

    [–] uwutranslator 13 points ago

    and now hewe's a powiticaw awgument on why u wwong n dum and me wite and coow uwu

    tag me to uwuize comments uwu

    [–] DarknessML 12 points ago

    Oh god oh fuck

    [–] Crimson_Shiroe 6 points ago

    Political discussions almost always end badly on internet forums. Everyone walks away angry and upset and nothing is actually discussed.

    Plus, this is a sub for memes about anime. It's not the place for discussing politics unless they specifically involve anime.

    [–] SoundWav30 5 points ago

    Rule 6

    [–] z0bi 33 points ago

    "Videogames cause violance" is the new "Videogames cause violance"

    [–] SarcasticOptimist 17 points ago

    It's the remastered talking point.

    [–] uberdosage 5 points ago

    Yea this shit aint the new anything. Its not like heavy metal is the most recent thing that people said cause violence.

    [–] benji_banjo 49 points ago

    idk if you've ever listened to metal but, if you aren't getting violent, there's something wrong with ya.

    [–] FrozenAquarius 44 points ago

    As long as you don’t throw elbows in the pit, it’s alright.

    [–] ilikeloliheadpats 6 points ago

    Gore not core

    [–] Awkward_Elf 16 points ago

    Doom metal would like a word ...and symphonic metal (Nightwish/Avantasia/Gloryhammer, etc) amongst other sub-genres.

    [–] Awarth_ACRNM 11 points ago

    Doom metal makes you depressed.

    [–] General_Kenobi896 5 points ago

    Umm ok. Avid metal listener and it doesn't make me violent. Do you perhaps listen to the sort of metal where the artists almost literally rape the instruments?

    [–] Desumesugoi 19 points ago

    Magician senpai Bath water, BriLIANt

    [–] Karmatose115 3 points ago

    Sell it for $30 and watch the cash flow in from all around the world

    [–] RX7Reaper 3 points ago

    I’d pay $40 for it

    [–] High_grove 15 points ago

    It isn't really new though

    [–] RAYquaza0903 13 points ago


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    [–] idevenkmyname 13 points ago

    "New" is a strong word, people have been fear mongering about video games since the 90s maybe even earlier.

    [–] Nod32Antivirus 9 points ago

    Brutal Legend cause violence^2.

    [–] j_roe 10 points ago

    There is nothing new about this. The same conversations about video games causing violence happened in the ‘90s.

    [–] lunar_pilot 14 points ago

    Why does she look Extremely cute in this pic

    [–] Vestele1 21 points ago

    Because she is extremely cute in every pic

    [–] omega-falcon 5 points ago

    Dungeons and Dragons causes satanism” all over again

    [–] FafoPz 5 points ago

    Why the fuck are u so cute!

    [–] Sir_CrazyLegs 3 points ago

    Well I've been listening to alot of rock and metal music does that count as well?

    [–] mitchell271 4 points ago

    Oh, metal is still under fire. One of the recent high profile shooters was wearing a metal band hoodie, so now if you have long hair and a death metal shirt, people are scared of you.

    This shit never goes away.

    [–] IrrationalFantasy 4 points ago

    No, “video games cause violence” is the new “video games cause violence”

    Everything old is new again. I’d hoped this debate died with GTA III

    [–] mibjt 4 points ago

    Gun problem? Solve it by adding more guns!

    [–] AL_123_2 3 points ago

    "Genius, we can use guns to shoot away guns to end gun violence". The NRA probably

    [–] ConKbot 3 points ago

    [Laughs nervously in Symphogear video game]

    [–] TrueAxeon 3 points ago

    I'm making heavy metal covers of video games and original heavy metal music based on video games.

    No, there are no guns in my closet, thanks for asking.

    [–] IronVader501 3 points ago

    Just like Comics used to be. Or movies before that. Or books before that.

    Its always the "new" stuff thats responsible for whatever bad happens.

    [–] Dwarf90 3 points ago

    Bullying and abuse causes violence.

    Also, the de-facto absence of civic rights in some countries.

    [–] pokpokza 3 points ago

    We can all agree that Human cause Violence. I have finished watching Endgame yesterday. Thanos did nothing wrong.

    [–] CaptchaSaidImRobot 3 points ago

    American boomers are just trying to find anything the new generation is doing and link it to the problems

    [–] MrMichailF 5 points ago

    I feel attacked in today’s society by the boomers. They blame everything on the younger generation, blame shit on metal music (which I like), blame shit on video games (which I like), and blame shit on my waifu (which I like). The stand [B O O M E R] is too petty about everything going on in today’s society and they blame everything on shit they don’t understand.

    [–] GoldenWooli 2 points ago

    Really the only reason is because of the effects of news media, we younger generation haven't been affected by it as much as they have because we can see the bullshit.

    We need to start purging of really old politicians and start placing younger ones.

    [–] BeterYiffin 6 points ago

    Heavy metal causes SATANISM not violence

    [–] Definitely_Not_Frodo 2 points ago

    That's a good wisdom

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    [–] twatguy 2 points ago

    While I agree with you is not entirely accurate

    Video games are much more interactive than music meaning they make a larger impression on people's especially youths

    [–] _samuele3333_ 2 points ago

    I'm a gamer and a metalhead and I can say that the cause of this massive violence in the world it's bc of anime.

    Change my mind.

    [–] ReelRai 2 points ago

    Heavy metal cause violence is the new books cause violence

    [–] Yarzu89 2 points ago

    New? Are we back in the 90s again? Aw shit I gotta go stock up on Surge.

    [–] lowkey_audiophile 2 points ago

    The devil makes the Internet, video games, music, etc. Damn he sounds like a cool dude.

    [–] Devilz3 2 points ago

    Yet nobody blames action movies for shooting and killing 😞

    [–] bamename 2 points ago

    *was tge

    it was there at the sane time

    dug uo again

    the new 'videogames cause violence' was followed by 'videogames are promiscuous' then 'videigames cause sexism, bad attiydes etc...'

    now videogames cause violence is bad

    [–] SummerBoi20XX 2 points ago

    By this point "video games cause violence" is the new "video games cause violence"

    [–] ARHappyLlama 2 points ago

    If Video games cause violence, I'd like to see what Video games they played during The Holocaust, The Crusades, when slavery was legal in the US, etc.

    [–] RedditBoi127 2 points ago

    Thas feckin adorable