Video Games and their contribution to violence in society. Even Glen Beck has stated that video games are a gateway to violence. This is a subject that I am VERY passionate about, so I thought that I would share an article that I posted previously on Nerdzy.com.
As a Husband, Father, and
Gamer, I cannot justify blaming a video game on future violence. Instead, I
blame those surrounding the individual for not stepping in and being part of
their life. If they were active with the individual's life, they would have
seen warning signs...and got the person the help that they need.
Too many times, we allow inanimate objects, such as video
games, movies, etc... to become babysitters as we go about our daily lives. We
need to be more involved with our friends and loved ones. Together, we can stop
the violence if we just know what is going on in the lives of the ones we
Maybe I am biased because I am a gamer, and write for
both Nerdzy.com and Infendo.com, and am co-host on Infendo Radio.
However, gaming has been a part of my life since I was very little, and I have
many friends in the same scenario, none of which felt the need to shoot someone in
Hit the jump below to read my article originally
posted on Nerdzy.com