23 Apr '11, 12am

"School Shooter" Video Game: Disturbing References to Columbine Massacre: A new video game created by Checkerboa...

"School Shooter" Video Game: Disturbing References to Columbine Massacre: A new video game created by Checkerboa...

They have every right to make this game as you have every right to not buy it. Do I like it? No. Just as it would be if someone made a game where you flew a plane into the Twin Towers. It's enraging but they have a right to do that. That aside, many people veiw games as an escape from their own lives. In the virtual world, you can calm yourself by playing peaceful games, or you can work out some of your day's frustrations by playing games as well. Think of it as those rubber stress relievers, only instead of squeezing a little duckie or whatever, you're squeezing the head of an enemy gamer who lives on the other side of the country. You'd be surprised at how much better you feel after you kill a horde of zombies while imagining that each zombie is someone you don't like. Who knows, maybe a little more aggression could be good. A little shot of testosterone could do wonders...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/education/blog/school-shooter...

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