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    • Moral Combat

    • Why the War on Violent Video Games Is Wrong
    • By: Patrick M. Markey PhD, Christopher J. Ferguson PhD
    • Narrated by: Charles Constant
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The media and politicians have been sounding the alarm for years, and with every fresh tragedy involving a young perpetrator comes another flurry of articles about the dangers of violent media. The problem is this: Their fear isn't supported by the evidence. In fact, unlike the video game-trained murder machines depicted in the press, school shooters are actually less likely to be interested in violent games than their peers. In reality, most well-adjusted children and teenagers play violent video games, all without ever exhibiting violent behavior in real life.

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