Can Video Games Make People Violent Or Affect Lives In A Negative Way. You always hear people saying violent video games can make you a more violent person, then you hear people defending video games saying that video games do nothing wrong and instead its the peoples problem. People have been arguing over this debate for many years. I will be writing about violent video games and how they don 't make you more violent. There 's lots of people who play violent video games but many of them aren 't violent at all and the people who happen to be actually violent can and have put a bad stigma over parts of the gaming community.
8). Clearly, censoring of violent entertainment not only means losing freedom of information but also may give politicians a slipway to restrict freedom of choice in a matter such as abortion which is outrageous in a free society. Many can counter argue that some information can cause psychological trauma. However harsh or insensitive a piece of information
People can develop friendships, connections, and trust with people they meet while gaming; these friendships can be stronger than ones they have in person. Games also can have a positive effect on social skills through the fact that video games can teach resilience against failure by helping children develop one through coping with in-game failures (Granic). Also, researchers from Radboud University Nijmegen studied social games and stated: “In these virtual social communities, decisions need to be made on the fly about whom to trust, whom to reject, and how to most effectively lead a group” (Nakaya 30). These things help with social skills such as interaction and
Nowadays, social media has taken a huge place in our lives. It seems like people misunderstood the purpose of social media such as TV and computer. In reality, TV was brought up to inform and to entertain us. Unfortunately, the evolution of technology and people addiction to media come up with many consequences which I believe were not expected. People begin to learn violence and do harmful actions to each other because of inappropriate shows and games they watch on TV and video games.
Even in music videos shows graphic violence: "Rock DJ" by the British rock vocalist Robbie Williams, "Hurricane" by the American rock band "Thirty Seconds to Mars", Happiness in Slavery" by the American industrial rock band "Nine Inch Nails". The cartoon animated series found in YouTube called "Happy Tree Friends" was banned in the internet because of one thing, VIOLENCE. There has been a heated argument in a lot of countries in which that the argument is about "does graphic violence lead to violence in reality". Many believe that graphic violence does lead to the real thing. What many want to do is does graphic violence lead to graphic violence or does it NOT lead to graphic violence so they try to do a research on it if the other side is true, or does it saying that false rumours.
In today’s society, people often look at mass culture in inquisitive, often condescending and disdainful ways. Activities such as playing videogames and watching TV are severely frowned upon, to the point where, as it is presented in popular mass media, they are considered wholly damaging. In Everything Bad Is Good for You: How Today's Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter, Steven Johnson makes an attempt at changing this way of thinking by presenting the subject of mass culture from a different perspective. In his book, Johnson talks about the Sleeper Curve and how people are mistaking the effects of mass culture activities as being completely negative.
If you see a violent video game player assault another person, it is difficult to know the direct cause of the assault. Was it playing violent video games for hours on end, or was it something else? The psychological process by which playing violent video games produces this result is not as intuitive to most people as are biological processes. People are probably more accepting of the idea that smoking causes lung cancer, for example, because it is much easier to grasp the idea that smoke going into the lungs, damages cells, and starts tumour growth.