Video games new tool to teach Leftist politics to next generation
I only have to mention the titles and people will see exactly the point that I’m making. Halo, Call of Duty, Hitman: Absolution, Shadows of the Damned…we already know the damaging effects of these ultra-violent and often first person video games have on our kids. They have a reputation that precedes them in terms of the blood, gore and viciousness.
I don’t need to tell you that in playing these kinds of games, you or your children will be exposed to extremely graphic violence, sexual content, aberrant behaviors, drug usage and extreme fantasy. I don’t need to tell you that if you want your children to make it in the particularly competitive field of headline grabbing psychosis, these games are like the Montessori School for sociopaths. They will get the job done and your child will excel in his or her chosen insanity. That’s precisely why the games have earned Mature ratings.
Odd that the term Mature has become synonymous with “suitable for emotionally dead and exceedingly violent people.”
As parents, we remember a simpler time where the worst that could happen in a video game was that your Pac Man was swallowed up by Inky, Blinkly, Pinky or Clyde, but there’s no point in looking back because those old games are mostly relegated to the pop culture dustbin where they are hanging with their good buddy Pong. We have to be realistic and recognize that CGI is here to stay.
And before we get too deeply into the discussion, let me take the opportunity to emphasize that I’m a free speech kind of gal. I’m not for banning particular video games just because they don’t meet my specific standards. Today’s message is about active…continue reading