Explain Why Do Violent Video Games Cause Violence

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Violent Video Games: Does It Cause Violence? Devin L. Naseer Youngstown State University Abstract The purpose of this paper is to create an argument with reasoning and research as to why violent video games do not cause violence. In this paper, I define the definition of violence and explain why violent video games are not linked with violence. I look at the types of people who claim that violent video games are linked to violence and explain why they are wrong with their reasoning. I explain why most uninformed people will side with the views of people or organizations who are well known. Violent Video Games Violence is defined by…show more content…
He’s also trying to say that violent video games motivate people to use those methods shown to hurt and kill people in real life. To an extent what he is saying is true, but when you play a violent video game the person you control kills people within the game and not real people. Sure, you can get a few ideas to kill people from violent video games, but you can learn ways to kill people through any means of technology nowadays. Not to mention that violent video games do not force you to go out and inflict violence on people, you yourself choose who you want to hurt or not, so please leave violent video games out of it. Then you must also take account of methods that are simply just impossible. For example, If I were to play a game like World of Warcraft I can’t expect to kill real people with magic like I can in the game because magic doesn’t exist. These are just the many reasons that can break down LaPierre’s statement and prove it wrong. He even goes on to say that "There exists in this country, sadly, a callous, corrupt and corrupting shadow industry that sells and stows violence against its own people through vicious, violent video games with names

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