Are video games linked to real world violence?
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Are video games linked to real world violence?

September 7, 2019


>>Laura: PRESIDENT TRUMP HOSTED A MEETING WITH VIDEO GAME MAKERS AND THEIR CRITICS AT THE WHITE HOUSE TODAY. HE WAS BUSY. LOOKING FOR WAYS TO REDUCE YOUTH VIOLENCE. PRESIDENT EXPRESSED SHOCK AT WHAT YOUNG PEOPLE ARE EXPOSED TO TODAY.>>THE VIDEO GAMES, THE MOVIES, THE INTERNET STUFF IS SO VIOLENT. IT’S SO INCREDIBLE. I SEE IT. I GET TO SEE THINGS THAT YOU WOULDN’T BE — YOU WOULD WOULD BE AMAZED AT. I HAVE A VERY YOUNG SON WHO I LOOK AT SOME OF THE THINGS IS HE WATCHING, AND I SAY HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE AND THIS IS WHAT KIDS ARE WATCHING.>>Laura: LET’S DISCUSS WHETHER THERE ANY S. ANY LINK ON VIOLENCE ON THE SCREEN AND REAL VIOLENCE WITH BEN SHAPIRO AND RETIRED ARMY LIEUTENANT COLONEL DAVID GROSSMAN AUTHORED BOOKS ON THE PSYCHOLOGY OF VIOLENCE ARMY RANGER, BLACK BELT AND — OKAY, YOU WIN. JUST ON THAT SCORE. IT’S GREAT TO HAVE YOU BOTH ON. LET’S START WITH YOU, DAVID, BECAUSE SOME OF THESE GAMES ARE REALLY WILD. I MEAN, THEY ARE PRETTY GRAPHIC, PRETTY GORY. YOU KNOW THEM. CALL OF DUTY. I DON’T DO ANY OF THESE.>>GRAND THEFT AUTO.>>Laura: SIMULATED VIOLENCE.>>MURDER SIMILARITY.>>Laura: EVAN RAMSEY OTHERS LIKE SOME OF THESE OTHER KILLERS. KLEE BOLD, ADAM LANZA.>>THE NORWAY KILLER TRAINED ON THOSE. PREPARE HIMSELF TO COMMIT CRIME. THE KILLER IN FLORIDA HE SPENT 15 HOURS A DAY ON VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES. ALL CONSUMING ALL PERVASIVE THING IN THIS GUY’S LIFE ARE VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES. LESS THAN A YEAR AGO, THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION MADE A DEFINITIVE STATEMENT. THERE IS A CLEAR UNEQUIVOCAL LINK BETWEEN VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES AND VIOLENT BEHAVIOR. THE BLOOD PRESSURE GOES UP. HEART RATE GOES UP. VIOLENT ACTIONS GO UP. THE DATA IS PERSISTENT AND CLEAR ACROSS MANY DIFFERENT FORUMS. YOU CAN’T DENY IT. IT IS OVERWHELMING.>>Laura: BEN SHAPIRO, I KNOW YOU ARE A SKEPTICAL GAMES. MILLIONS OF PEOPLE PLAY THESE VIDEO GAMES. GIRLS AREN’T AS IN TO THESE VIDEO GAMES I’M SORRY AS BOYS ARE. I THINK IF MY SONS HAD ACCESS TO THEM, I’M SURE THEY WOULD PLAY THEM ALL THE TIME. SOMETHING ABOUT THE BOY’S BRAIN AND THESE GAMES. WHY ARE YOU NOT WORRIED ABOUT IT.>>I MEAN, I’M NOT WORRIED ABOUT IT BECAUSE THE CONSUMPTION OF THESE VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES HAS BEEN GOING ON CONTINUOUSLY SINCE THE EARLY 90’S AND YOUTH VIOLENCE HAS BEEN GOING DOWN SINCE THE EARLY ’90S. THE CORRELATION DOESN’T FITTED. AS FAR AS INDIVIDUAL INSTANCES CAN YOU FIND PATTERNS IN VERY SPORADIC INSTANCES AMONG VIRTUALLY ALL DATA SETS. THERE IS MIXED DATA ABOUT THIS. IT’S TRUE THAT AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION RECOMMENDS THAT PARENTS NOT ALLOW KIDS PLAY THESE GAMES. I WOULDN’T BECAUSE THEY’RE IMMORAL. I’M NOT SURE THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD BE IN THE BUSINESS OF STEPPING IN 2011, JUSTICE SCALIA JUSTICE DECISION 5-4 UNCONSTITUTIONAL FOR THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO REGULATE THE CAPACITY OF PARENTS TO BE ABLE TO GET THESE VIDEO GAMES FOR THESE KIDS OR KIDS TO GET THEM WITHOUT PARENTAL PERMISSION. YOU SAW THAT HAS CONTENT VIOLATION UNDER THE FIRST AMENDMENT.>>Laura: LET’S TALK MORE ABOUT THIS. THE ASSASSINATIONS THAT TAKE PLACE IN THE GAMES.>>YOU KNOW, MY BOOK, LAURA, ASSASSINATION GENERATION, WE OUTLINED THE DISSENTING OPINIONS IN THAT CASE. THERE IS MUCH MORE TO THIS SITUATION THAT WE NEED TO UNDERSTAND. CLARENCE THOMAS AND STEVEN BREYER, THE MOST LIBERAL AND CONSERVATIVE JUSTICE DISSENTED. STEVEN BREYER SAID THEY USE THESE TO TRAIN MILLER. I’M NOT A MEDICAL EXPERT BUT I KNOW WHO IS AND IT’S NOT THE PEOPLE THE VIDEO GAMERS PUT OUT. YOU NEED TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE CASE. THE DATA IS SO OVERWHELMING. WHEN I WAS A KID NOBODY BUCKLED SEAT BELT ALL JUST FINE. THE SEAT BELT UNBUCKLED DIED. BUT ALL THE ONES THAT DIED –>>Laura: KIDS HAVE PREDISPOSITIONS TO THIS.>>YEAH.>>Laura: MAYBE THEY HAVE A TRIGGER INSIDE OF THEM, THEY STEEP THEMSELVES.>>ONE MORE INGREDIENT TO IT GREAT BOOK INSIDE THE MIND OF A TEEN KILLER. THE NEW FACTOR IN EVERY SINGLE INDICATES, THE NEW FACTOR, THE FACT THAT VIOLENT CRIME IS DOWN IS NOT TRUE.>>Laura: ARE THEY USING THESE IN ARMY RANGER TRAINING DO THEY DO SIMULATION.>>WE DO IT WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AND VIDEO TRAINING. YOU DON’T SEE IT IN RANGER SCHOOL BUT INTEGRAL PART OF OUR TRAINING MAKE KILLING RESPONSE PART OF TRAINING. WE HAVE TO DO IT. HEALTHY PEOPLE HAVE TO BE TRAINED TO DO AND THE VIDEO GAMES DO THE SAME THINGS TO THE KIDS.>>Laura: BEN, WHAT I THINK ABOUT THIS, SCIENCE OR NOT, FOR YOUNG CHILDREN TO CONTINUALLY SEE IMAGES OF HEADS EXPLODING, CHESTS OPENING UP, YOU TALKED ABOUT THE IMMORALITY OF ALL OF THIS. WHETHER IT’S CONSTITUTIONAL OR NOT CONSTITUTIONAL, MAYBE IT AS A SOCIETAL WE HAVE TO TALK ABOUT WHAT NUMBING OURSELVES TO THIS VERY GRAPHIC VIOLENCE. IT’S NOT A CARTOON. THIS LOOKS LIKE A REAL PERSON’S HEAD EXPLODING AND IT’S OVER AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN AND DOING IT 10 HOURS A DAY AND PLAYING WITH PEOPLE IN OTHER COUNTRIES, THAT’S WHERE YOU ARE GETTING YOUR STIMULATION. THAT’S BOYS NEED TO BE OUTSIDE PLAYING AND DOING PHYSICAL STUFF. INSTEAD SITTING THERE ON THESE SCREENS ALL DAY. I DON’T SEE HOW ANY OF THAT IS GOOD.>>I FULLY AGREE WITH ALL OF THAT I JUST THINK IT’S A QUESTION OF PARENTAL AUTHORITY AND I THINK IT’S A QUESTION OF HOW WE AS A SOCIETY CHOOSE TO RAISE OUR KIDS NOT A QUESTION OF GOVERNMENTAL REGULATION.

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  1. And you adults are watching john wick and say the that game cause violence for kids but you dumbfucks thats why they put an 18+ sticker on the games its bad parenting not the creators fault and people take drugs have bad parents get bullied and get abused and they blame it all on games

  2. I can suggest to you why most united states is in such a violent state its due to news and polititions are spreading opinions not facts which destroys our unity and makes us hate each other therefore if they say something that's not provable its best to point it out and help others see the truth by doing this you are saving lives (if you use opinions you are basically setting a person up to have a chance to be killed)

  3. Are people stupid? It’s the parents fault if their kid turns violent IT LITERALLY SAYS MATURE 17+ ON THE COVER OF GAMES LIKE GTA OR CALL OF DUTY ITS THE PARENTS FAULT THEY ARE THE ONES WHO BUY THEM THE GAMES

  4. 1:15 – " GTA its a criminal and murderer simulator "
    Me : playing GTA peacefully riding a bike across the board walk admiring the Beach front view.

  5. Dave Grossman is just pissed because he got eliminated in a round of COD in 2011 , and since then has dedicated his entire career to end videogames to insure his victory.

  6. i remember when people were saying comic books cause violence and that television cause violence,
    I have lived long enough to know that these are just scared people trying to find something to blame, solid ground to stand on but this is just ridiculous.

  7. Everyone: Minecraft doesnt involve violence! It teaches us to care about the environment like you plant trees etc etc.
    Me: burning a rainforrest and killing animals with my 69 wolves
    Yea!…
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    What are we talking about btw?

  8. Okay okay I know you think video games are violent all that garbage what about movies we literally have movies about all that stuff you just talked about… you're stupid like i can name 5 movies creed, falling angle, snakes on a plane, walking dead, and batman. Even some books are brutal like Hansel and Gretel they literally boil a woman

  9. The only way I could see video games causing violence is that you’re child has Ben playing violent is if he has Ben playing before he was 5 or 6

  10. Wow video games were made in the 60s so your saying crime was established in the 60s doesn’t add up does it and also the games have violence and other things but the stuff that people do is there problem not the games fault if your child goes out and kicks a cat he was born with something off so back off

  11. Is it mental health?: No

    Is it drugs and alchohol?: nope!

    Bullying: nahh man

    Bad environment: of course not

    Russian fishing simulator 4?: Um of course!

  12. Just played payday 2 now i am a proffesional heister and in 5 minutes im going to rob a military base for some gold paintings weapons coke and samurai armor

  13. The American Psychological Association (APA) considers violent video games a risk factor for aggression. In 2017, the APA Task Force on Violent Media concluded that violent video game exposure was linked to increased aggressive behaviors, thoughts, and emotions, as well as decreased empathy.

  14. “The Norwegian killer trained on them”
    Right, cause clicking a mouse is preparing you for carrying and firing a gun

  15. News:
    Violent
    Video Games
    Violent
    Video Games
    Video Games
    Video Games
    Video Games+ Violence = School scooter!
    Me: Planting trees in Minecraft

  16. I learned violence when I protected myself from bullies back in the 90's not from video game violence. I did it out of instincts to ensure no one stands my way and to dominate the dominant that are above me. Of course back then I played Nintendo games which are super friendly until I was old enough to play adult games because I was taught well. This is my little life story. I still love Nintendo more for fun adventure and still play them from old to new.

  17. Fox News, I know that I am not from USA and that i should be minding my own business but how don't you understand, there are different types of video games. Some of them are M rated and some of them are for kids… There are lots of cartoonish games for kids. And there are other types of games for teens and older, like call of duty, halo, CS GO but not all games are violent, there is a game about building a farm or build cities so you people should stop being pathetic people that you are and blame drugs, bad teacher/parents, bullying and bad environments so stop, you're emberrassing yourselves so stop.

  18. You wanna know how to
    Have proper parenting
    Hve proper mental medication
    Have proper security
    And lastly use 1 percent of ur barin

  19. You wanna have proof its not linked
    In gta if i want to rob a bank i could easily do it without hurtin anybody cuz like you said it VIRTUAL but in real life i dont even know how tou use gun blin

  20. There is a turkish news station that stated a few days ago CS GO causes violance BUT in 2016 when turley won the CS GO world cup they were saying like its the best thing ever

  21. How out of touch do you have to be to make the correlation that video games are a direct cause of violence?
    I played Call of Duty for a few hours now I know how to operate an automatic rifle.
    You probably think Dungeons and Dragons are a cult organization that practices witchcraft.
    Instead of trying to put blame on new waves of technology and entertainment you don't understand,
    maybe try to prevent causes that actually have some relation to these mass shootings.
    "the data is clear and consistent you cannot deny it." Give me a break. What a joke.

  22. 1:10 “ These games are really violent, Call of Duty, GTA.” Mortal Combat hides away while smirking ((Edit: THERES one smart guy there))

  23. I look at my son watching a Tarantino film while simultaneously playing a game about killing slaves and just can't believe what he is exposed to. If only there was a way to prevent this like being a decent father. Too bad, nothing comes to mind.

  24. So um…. make them play some Minecraft in creative mode….

    But if they end up going on the "violent games'' then it's becouse YOU didin't stop them.

    So how you make up this thing it means that your still bad parents.

  25. First of all trump is 76 old and the media is 200 years old and they think that video games make us terrorists

  26. The arguments against videogames is garbage. Even novels can lead to violence if addicted like videogames. There's a gumball episode on that issue.

  27. Trump: I plan to build a wall!
    Society: BOOOO
    Trump: Videogames cause violence!
    Society: I would like to pay money to help build the wall

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