Jack Thompson Blames NIU Shooting on Video Games

Submitted by: fancylad 9 years ago in
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Jack Thompson, self-described Christian conservative, blames it all on the video games again. Douchebag of the week!
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Male 35
WOW...Video games UH. Wonder how Counter Strike played on the UNIVAC system of the 1966`s where Charles Whitman climed to the top of the tower at the University of Texas and took out 14 people. Wow I guess I didn`t know violent video games were around back then
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Male 3
I love how he keeps talking about the VT shooting, since it was proven that the worst thing that person played was Tetris.
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Female 160
Ya I wish he wasn`t there either. He certainly didn`t waste any time going into his video game attack. That just screams agenda.
What a tool...
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Male 23
angelicamber for your information, jack thompson is essentially the Original video games hater, penny arcade wrote a check for a children`s charity in jack thompson`s name and he tried to sue them for it, that`s how big of a douche he is. Still I don`t know how anyone can take this idiot serious, maybe that`s why only fox news is the only show that`ll have him.
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Male 3
i say.... uhm......

oh, yeah : RAMBOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

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Male 406
video games? You can sit on your high horse and blame video games while you condone the war in Iraq, but that only makes you a huge hypocrite. Even the simplest of minds can see right through your transparent showboating.

I`ve been involved in debates with self-proclaimed, ultra-right-wing-religious-do-gooders such as yourself before and they always ended up the same way. Sooner than later, you all go back under the rock you climbed out from under when the hot topic of the day changes.

Again, any real life violence is reprehensible no matter what sparks it, but your priorities, Mr. Thompson, are way off base.

Sincerely,
Toby Speeks

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Male 406
Mr. Thompson,

As far as I know you`re a lawyer, a spin doctor, by profession. What basis do you think you have to pass judgment on video games? If I ask, I could easily find ten professional rebuts to every one of your arguments. You should know that being a lawyer. Granted, the school shooting tragedies of the last decade and even further past are horrible but, they account for a very tiny fraction of all the violence in the U.S. and world wide that takes place every day. I believe you picked your battle because you only want limelight, your ten minutes of fame. You care little about the victims, it`s just a hot topic and you sir, are on the bandwagon.

How about the war in Iraq Mr. Bush lied to us about that has killed almost 4000 U.S. men and woman (not counting the unknown thousands of non-U.S. casualties)? There is, believe it or not, real life violence shown and heard on all forms of media every single day and night. Don`t you think that may have at least as much influence as

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Female 993
Time for me to play Katamari so I can learn to simply roll the school up and send it to space.
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Male 206
Time for me to train for shootings using Gears of War (sarcasm)
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Male 9,305
*looks in the bottom left corner as the video loads*

Oh, Fox news...sorry, not interested.

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Male 78
campus shooting expert my ass. he just blames the game.
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Male 1,361
i facepalmed myself when he said
"for example if you play violent video games"
and it really hurt
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Male 578
I posted something similar to this on the first NIU posting, but here`s my idea on how to stop these school shootings. It has nothing to do with gun control laws or school policy or anything like that. First, ask yourself why these guys do this. If they feel their lives are miserable, why not just kill themselves and get it over with? Why take out a bunch of innocents? Why go out like this? If you ask me, it`s all about the legacy. They feel like they don`t matter and that the world has stepped all over them. They want the world to know their name. They want to show the world what they are capable of. I think a law should be passed, whenever something like this happens, that prohibits all media outlets from publicizing or broadcasting the name or photo of the shooter. Not only out of respect for the dead, but so the killer does not get what he or she wanted. Think about it, if the world was never to know who they were, would these people be so inclined to do something like this?
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Male 194
To VikingGuy I wasn`t saying anything bad about trenchcoats, infact I wear one. I love trenchcoats. Just saying that all the shooters seem to wear them when they go shooting, and saying not alot of people wear them, they`re obviously imitating eachother. Too much of a coincedence otherwise
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Male 31
the guy was on medication for a mental illness... and yet he legally owned firearms...? Hmmmm....?
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Male 205
ok about the gun law stuffs...

making guns illegal in the US is probably a bad idea.
but in the uk making guns legal would be a terrible idea.

criminals in the uk are the only ones with guns, true, but because of our gun laws there are far fewer criminals with guns, and the need for criminals to carry guns is reduced also

even our police don`t need to routinely carry guns, a testament to how well our gun laws protect us?

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Male 724
I wish someone would shoot Jack Thompson, but then again they would just reinforce his crazy ideal.
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Male 205
ok about the gun law stuffs...

making guns illegal in the US is probably a bad idea.
but in the uk making guns legal would be a terrible idea.

criminals in the uk are the only ones with guns, true, but because of our gun laws there are far fewer criminals with guns, and the need for criminals to carry guns is reduced also

even our police don`t need to routinely carry guns, a testament to how well our gun laws protect us?

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Male 506
um, you get penalized for killing hosties, in CS, and rewarded for eliminating them terrorists.
So, in other words *knife stab* HUMILIATION
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Male 335
GTA made me do it.

Best excuse evar!

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Male 121
"I wish I weren`t here."

"US TOO!"

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Male 150
i screwed up twice someone tell me how to edit posts for i mean i wanted to edit the previous post saying they can`t train you
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Male 150
i wan`t edit the previous post by saying they can`t train you, that was a typo
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Male 150
ok i could get into the psychology but plenty of people have, i could call him a douche, but still others have before me, what i haven`t heard is that games can`t actually train you

believe it or not a boomerrang shaped controller or a keyboard and a mouse can teach me to aim properly, they can`t teach me what to do if the gun jams, or remind that you have to rooster the gun, or teach you to count the shots cause in real life you don`t have an ammo meter, believe it or not they don`t even teach tatics that well, cause video games are scripted, real life isn`t, and i don`t know of a single game that teaches you to kill yourself after your big massacre

the sadder parts are is one he didn`t wait for a statement about the guy or what was going on with him previosly, nor did he even build to it, he didn`t try to gently persuade he just flat out went it`s video games and that my friends pisses me off

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Female 370
"train" "rehearsed" "learned", those are not things that games can give you. TRUST ME! I play counter strike, Unreal tournament, and other first person shooters. I also shoot real guns. I can tell you that without going to the range to shoot, my skills did not improve from playing a video game. I also play army with a bunch of friends in the woods and I am not any more stealthy because I play a video game.
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Male 14
Ok first off, obesity is caused by spoons, let`s make spoons illegal...

I don`t think their "correlation" takes into account mass murderers (is that the proper term?) from *before* the creation of videogames, I`m betting that there`s an even stronger correlation between mass murder and crazy... crazy`s been around for a while, why is it no longer considered to play a part in this sort of thing?

And I don`t understand how someone with a fully functional brain could possibly think that making guns illegal could help things.. what are you going to say to the guy who`s mugging you? "Hey fella, you can`t have a gun, they`re illegal!" ugh...

"Hey man.. woah... hey!... Stop gunning down people, man! Hey, don`t you know you aren`t supposed to have a gun? You`re gonna get in sooo much trouble!"

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Male 133
I believe getting a gun in Japan is much harder than in the U.S. Japan has more incidents involving knifes than guns...I think.
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Female 4,447
What a fecking douche!
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Male 375
If videogames cause school shootings, then why aren`t there school shootings in, say, Korea or Japan? I can guaranfriggintee you that they play more games per capita than the US does. Oh wait, Faux News doesn`t care about silly things like FACTS. Nevermind.

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Female 14
This just about sums it up I think...

http://www.myextralife.com/strips/03-06-...

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Male 133
Wow, thats a lot of bashing to a guy that just wants this school shooting crap to stop. Fancylad, calling him a douchebag is over the top. He did NOTHING terrible, he is entitled to his opinion. At the end he even says "We will see, we will see" refering to the idea if the videogames caused it or not. I`m sure he believes that video games didn`t have EVERYHTHING to do with it. He probably just believes that videogames ingited that shooting...They sure didn`t help to stop the shooting, you can`t deny that.
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Male 4,793
if i were to ever go shoot up a school, it`d be to stop the education system from kicking out more retards like Jack Thompson.
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Male 1,882
Oh sweet, I just got the BFG!

MUST SHOOT UP SCHOOL

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Male 472
Why blame it on cs all the time. If he wants a video game that is more life like blame it on the american`s army video game where they use that to simulate and train people in the army.

Also why is there even weapons to kill people blame it on the manufactors of weapons.

Videos games are barely the reason that people kill people.

also when there was no video games was there no killings before?

Do you think gta copy their game from video games or did they copy the idea from real life events.

The main source of problem is the blaming game. Just like hitler blames their problems on the jews. they wont admit to their own problems and always want to blame it on someone else.

later they might blame gas prices going up on video games such as sim city.

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Male 456
guns dont kill people, video games do!
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Male 1,204
pacman is way too hard... that game is impossible.
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Male 1,204
if people mimic what they see in video games, all the adults would put themselves in strange rooms eating lil tidbits and listen to electronic music whilst being chased by angry ghosts...
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Male 375
Anyone have a link to: killjackthompsonsimulator.torrent ? Just for research purposes, of course.
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Male 391
*plays pac-man* RAWRZ NOW I AM GOING TO GO SHOOT THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE BECAUSE I PLAYED PAC-MAN MUHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Male 394
hyeonkim, you know, i really try to be respectful, but i find it kind of ironic that your reply to my post was completely obscene and not the least bit intelligent
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Female 1,264
CURSE YOU THOMPSON!!!
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Male 668
I like the "One Shot, One Kill" mission on Call of Duty 4 =]
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Male 5,970
wow, just wow, fail
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Male 28
BOOM HS!
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Male 99
its Fox News, what did you expect, something credible?
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Male 1,404
Remember Charles Joseph Whitman University of Texas at Austin 1966? Perhaps it was the "violent" pinball games that caused him to go on a rampage? Oh, wait authorities blamed that one a a brain tumor. That was a popular rationalization back then . People have committed hoard acts throughout time that can not be pinpointed to one act or reason. Fact,one rational student or professor had a conceal and carry permit this could have ended differently.
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Male 891
^controller*
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Male 891
Charizzo - "Way to point out Counter-Strike. I was waiting for some voice to yell "HEADSHOT" but it never happened. How the hell do people use video games as a training device. If so, then why doesn`t the military use it?"

Actually, the Marine Corps does (I can`t speak for the other branches). We call it ISMT - indoor simulated marksmanship training. But instead of a controll/mouse`n`keyboard we use ACTUAL weapons (albeit slightly modified) that must be reloaded, cause recoil, and can even simulate jamming that must be corrected. Think Nintendo Zapper on steroids.

ANCB - "By that logic, we are creating a horde of civilian murderers with the army. As soon as they become civilians again, we are all at risk to these killers who have *actually* been trained to kill in the real world. If video games are this much of a threat, imagine what basic training must do to a man." - QFT

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Male 667
Cheese84o6, you can go suck Jack Thompson`s d*ck for all I care but if you`re going to post up self-contradicting bullsh*t comments like that, keep it to yourself or better yet e-mail it to Jack.

and yes you are being thoughtless, kudos to you for at least getting something right.

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Male 4,004
I don`t know about you guys, but when I plan on shooting up a place I rehearse in simulators I call "video games"...

Just like the other day, I was rehearsing for my gig at Madison Square Garden, I was going to play Freebird and One, and when I got on stage, I had a real guitar, and realized I didn`t know f*ck all about how to actually play the guitar, and then I got stage fright. So much rehearsing only to realize all my video game training was futile.

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Female 876
Did anyone ever think that all these shooters are playing video games because.. Uh.. Everyone else is too? Stop blaming video games and look at real, legitimate problems that could be causing these school shootings! Blaming tv, video games, movies, or other stupid (and irrelevant) items is NOT going to solve poo.
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Male 51
Uh oh... I play COD4 and GTA San Andreas... you all better watch out for me.

I`m sure it has nothing to do with the meds he wasn`t on at the time....

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Male 62
notice that the original question was "why did he go on a rampage" and the answer was that video games cause violence. this bigoted fu(k didn`t eve know anything about the shooter, even if he was a avid video game user, but still went on to preach his message.
this "war" is no longer about stopping violence in our schools. this is about who has control over the media.
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Male 446
How does this guy keep getting media attention?
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Male 176
By that logic, we are creating a horde of civilian murderers with the army. As soon as they become civilians again, we are all at risk to these killers who have *actually* been trained to kill in the real world. If video games are this much of a threat, imagine what basic training must do to a man. Oh wait, I forgot, Jack Thompson stands to benefit from the armed forces so he won`t slander them for money.
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Male 683
These guys are just spouting the same unfounded and moronic facts over and over again. I`m pretty sure Jack the ripper didnt play halo that much... Some people are capable of doing these things and some arent its as simple as that.
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Male 580
I like Counter strike.
I like COD4.

But I don`t shoot people.

There`s your correlation you oversized prick.

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Male 42
aaroncoal- I get what you mean, it`s just I think a lot of people are getting fed up with video games being used as a scapegoat, instead of tackling the real underlying issues. But hey, they used to think heavy metal would turn people to satanism.
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Male 60
Don`t call him a douchebag. He`s just as confused as to why someone would do this. You have no answers either. I personally believe that he may have a slight point. Who the hell knows?
It`s not going to stop video games from being made...relax!
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Female 511
leave it to Fox News. bunch of fascists.
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Male 185
thank you fox news for pooting all over logic. because i totally know a CS map where you walk into a room full of kids in an auditorium and kill them all with a shotgun
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Male 394
Awwww this subject again...

You people are ridiculous, no offense, but it seems the majority are active secular humanists clearing the way for open mindedness yet you can`t seem to respect anyones views but your own. Personally I agree with him, and your the reason why, everyone is desperately trying to protect what pleasures them. We all know that stereotyping is wrong, however we know exactly where it comes from. Demographics, and we all know that the main target for games like call of duty and doom are snotty obscene punks obsessed with weaponry. I`m not saying everyone who plays a game is a psychotic killer but look at the media, and look at our culture, if you don`t see a mirror image then i don`t know what to tell you.

The reason I`m being so thoughtless, lacking tact in my response is because that how everyone else sounds. Stop protecting your pathetic idols and use your common sense.

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Male 658
People still care about him? I thought he died from lack of attention.
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Female 416
We`d all be dead if video games were the reason people killed each other.

*Looks over to friend playing one of his random, violent, army-style video games* Aww, Sh*t.

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Male 2,958
If it really was as easy as just not having guns I`d back it 250%
But that`s not how things work in this world.
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Female 283
So when I play my Nintendogs... I learn to pick up dog sh*t? Hmm, interesting.
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Female 17
Kind of ridiculous. Just because someone plays videogames doesn`t mean they`re going to shoot up a school. It was obviously metal illness that was the factor for the crime.


"Um, um, I lost my train of thought. But I wrote a book.."

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Male 358
He`s like a effing vulture... he hovers around until someone gets killed, then flaps around, squawking, and generally pissing people off.
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Male 2,958
I was literally thinking not long after I posted the first time, what would happen as weapons get more advanced and people are carrying missiles for personal protection, lol.

On the first part you have a very valid point, but I`m sorry.
There`s no way you`re ever going to convince me it`s a good idea to let criminals be the only people with weapons.

Sure, law enforcement officials will have them for our safety. But the problem there is no matter HOW FAST a cop can make it to your house after a call, the guy with a gun in your face is always gonna be there first.

Owning a weapon is a major responsibility and I`ll entirely agree that it can lead to all sorts of bad situations, but there`s no way I`d ever consider giving up that right.

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Male 4,546
B-Hazard: Owning a gun just means you`re more likely to shoot someone in it. Not an intruder.

28 times more likely that a gun you own (legally, law abidingly, etc) will be used in a suicide attempt, accidental shooting, kids playing with it, angry wife, stolen and used, etc, than it will protect you from something or someone with a gun.

Having a gun in your house makes your house more dangerous for you and your family, not safer. Would you really make the same arguments for any other kind of ordinance? Nukes perhaps? Everyone should have one, after all the only amendment you have for the use of guns is to protect yourselves from tyrannical governments, not each other. Grenades? Flame throwers? Surface to Air missiles? They`d certainly make a terrorist think twice about dropping a plane on your building, and you`d all be... safer right?

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Male 315
the internet community destroyed the mass effect author, why has it yet to defeat jack?
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Male 2,958
Refer to the the first post on this page, toast.
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Male 625
meh if you dont want so many shootings in america dont make guns legal. its a simple concept retards
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Male 68
Got to wonder why Jack only goes after shooters and violence. What about white collar crimes that can be "simulated" in video games?
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Female 117
How in the world do you use Counter Strike to rehearse a school shooting? Considering CS is a game of, well, school shooting?

I wonder what I`m training for when playing Zelda?

Forget Scientology, Anon needs to go to war with guy.

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Male 1,003
You don`t need a video game to learn how to kill a person. They`ve been doing it for thousands of years. PLEASE.
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Female 192
this is so STUPID! I have a ton of friends who play video games like this, and they are nicer than the cowboys!
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Male 667
This is the biggest piece of bullsh*t (and I was expecting something like this after NIU)... I played Half-Life, Counter Strike, Team Fortress, Grand Theft Auto, and any violent game u can name, but I don`t go around shooting innocent people. WHY??? because the core problem with people who do go around shooting people lies somewhere else not video games... Stop trying to blame all these shoottings on video games!!! how about better gun control or better parenting JACKASS
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Female 220
While I certainly don`t think violent video games cause people to be violent, I do think there maybe some merit to the statement that games make already violent people more proficient at killing.
At the bare minimum they provide a medium in which it is okay to exercise the violent urge, which in some people could easily be translated into the real world.

I don`t think we should ban all violent video games, I think it is simply a case of a few sickos highlighting in the extreme what these games may induce in some people.

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Male 81
wow what a bitch
i bet if he started playing, he would get addicted
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Male 444
damnit jack, you must be the stupidest f*ck in the world- and if what you said was true, then i must be a mass murderer. im killing you first jack.
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Male 3,301
B-Hazard, well said. If you outlaw guns, the only people who will carry guns will be outlaws.
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Male 955
lol....`trained`

I love how there is zero evidence suggesting that because they played video games, they went and did these attacks, yet they still blame them.

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Male 2,958
-Because you cannot protect the freedom of everyone in society, you have to trade off the imfringement on the few for the liberty of the many.-

There`s something morons like you just don`t understand. You can`t remove every gun from this planet, you may be able to make it illegal to purchase and carry one, but guess what? That only prevents the law abiding citizens from carrying a weapon. Do you think criminals really go through a week long waiting period for the guns they commit the jist of their crimes with?

Making guns illegal would crack down on the amount of bad guys out there with weapons, sure. But it also GUARANTEES that there will be a criminal with an illegal weapon for every family with none. How in god`s name is that a good idea?

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Male 10,440
How has this guy survived people like us?
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Male 171
Who actually listens to what FOX news says anyway?
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Male 122
everyone go write fake, but legitimate sounding reviews on amazon. just put in there that you actually read the book, don`t include profanity, and make it sound intelligent and it will get posted. look for mine under D. Reeves. all bullcrap. XD
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Male 1,583
wow not this retarded psycho again. he tried to get the game Bully rated AO because you can make the character kiss other boys and he was rambling on about how it was many times worse than gta. Stupd retard knows absolutely 0 about what he`s talking about
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Male 122
wow is guy is just spewing out bullcrap. doesn`t help that its on fox news. this douchebag is just using a genuine tragedy to sell more of his fu(king books. this makes me sick. how on earth do you TRAIN for a massacre on fu(king counterstrike? is the virginia tech campus a playable level on cs? are there rooms FULL of innocent people in cs? do you get rewarded points for killing innocents on cs? this crap makes me so mad. im gunna go use halo to train myself to kill this guy in real life right now.
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Male 122
it`s true that violence is desensitized in the u.s. we mock it, and make fun with it. but the idea that video games are, in and of themselves, causing violence is absurd. we have a problem, but it`s not electronics.
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Male 34
Is this why swat teams spend endless hours in front of computers games. I am sure that the military will stop giving soldiers guns and they will start making them take their laptops to the shooting range now.
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Male 72
haha, counterstrike:halflife, i havent heard of that one yet.
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Female 357
If video games induced violence than I`m sure that everyone who plays Katamari Damacy are going to roll the world`s goods and people into a giant ball and everything we know and love will be destroyed.

[/sarcasam]

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Male 9
I`d rather take guns away and say "sorry" for the loss of liberty than continue with guns and say "sorry" for these killings, which are happening all too often.

Because you cannot protect the freedom of everyone in society, you have to trade off the imfringement on the few for the liberty of the many.

So we say to the NRA, "we`re terribly sorry - and we do recognise this must be hard for you - but for the benefit of mankind, the guns must go. Why not play chess instead?"

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Male 668
Way to point out Counter-Strike. I was waiting for some voice to yell "HEADSHOT" but it never happened. How the hell do people use video games as a training device. If so, then why doesn`t the military use it?
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Male 645
Ehhh, I think you missed that buddy...lol, But sarcasm is hard to see for some over the internet, So.
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Male 2,160
oh,and its not guns that kill people,its people that do,gun is a tool,can be used properly,or improperly,like any other
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Male 2,160
eh,dont dis black trenchcoats,i´m a goth,and proud,and wear a damned long black trenchcoat,but ya,they are losers and lunatics,but this stuff....come on,i´d get better news watching the sports channel than i would off fox
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Male 645
In other news, Guns kill people.

=/

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Male 194
SammyCyanide put it very well. Have you noticed how they all wear that long black trenchcoat? Yes, each one of them are all just imitating the same video game character by coincedence, and not each other. All these gunners are depressed lunatics that want to go out with a bang, and having no imagination of their own, they imitate what they`ve seen on the news.
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Male 329
yea vid games arent the cause of it. its the people that dont take their meds =or should be on meds and arent that are do the shootings.
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Male 128
come on guys that`s fox news...you can`t expect anything besides a big load of BS from them
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Male 9
^^ So becasue you`re not affected, noone else would be. It`s a very narrow point of view which says that however you are, everyone else in the world is the same.

Sadly not everyone is as stable as you.

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Male 322
omg...I have played cs and all kinds of fps games and never though of doing something like this...next thing they will say is beggers collect coins because they played mario bros as a kid.
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Male 452
It`s sad, but as soon as I heard about the shootings, I thought `Jack Thompson is going to blame this on video games`.
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Female 129
As a self-described Christian conservative...I play violent videogames.

But, just for the record, taking away all the guns does little to decrease violence. If people wanna kill people, they`ll find a way to do it.

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Male 9
It`s as simplistic to say that video games don`t influence violent behaviour as it is to say that they cause it.

Popular culture in film, television and new media is more violent than it ever was and I think that does lead to a normalisation of violence for some very damaged people.

Mind you, I`d take all the guns away, which in Fox News` eyes that makes me a dangerous lefty political antagonist.

Yes, people kill people - but the gun helps.

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Male 42
Wow, i`m surprised. Just checked Amazon to see how `Out of harm`s way` has been affected in terms of reviews. Suprisingly, no comments as of yet...
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Female 427
Because seeing school shootings repeatedly broadcasted in the news has no influential factor at all. Nope. None at all.
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Male 4,680
Well it IS fox News. Not the most reliable source on Earth.
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Male 174
i was barely listening until I heard counter strike. i attention shot up for a sec, then died. even CS can keep you entertained for so long.
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Female 385
Another prime example of ole Jack trying to turn tragedy into shameless self-promotion by way of attempting to defame the video game industry. I swear, the day Jack says something about video games backed by solid evidence is the day the world ends.
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Male 2,076
how can anyone take what they say seriously?
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Male 2,076
fox news...meh..they stopped giving news what.. 10 years?
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Female 5
Wow.. so I guess this guy seriously never really studied communications theory.

Correlation is not causation...
In other words... "correlation studies provide that violent media such as TV/video games/music and antisocial behavior are linked in the real world, but do not show anything definitive about cause and effect."

It`s more likely that individuals with a predisposition to violence will gravitate to violent media rather than the media itself causing people to commit acts of violence. There are far too many other variables involved with the psychological process of committing an act of violence for specific causation to be placed on any form of media. This includes genetic and environmental predispositions.

This poo pisses me off more than the immense stigma surrounding the perception of violence being prevalent in those with mental illness. yet another piece of crap that the news media creates without worry of the repercussions to millions of people

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Male 646
"I wrote a book..."
Ke?
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Male 2,576
Why is he still around? Has he even won any lawsuit?

I`ve been PLaying VGs scince I was 4. When i was introduced to DooM.

I`d like to meet him.

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Male 227
I DIDN`T SEE THAT ONE COMING !! (Turning off sarcasm)
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Male 206
Oh this is faux news, I could care less about FOX, their news team is full of monkeys.
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Male 206
Ridiculous. **** you Jack Thompson.
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Female 1,596
"If video games were the cause shootings...then wouldn`t all of America be dead.....???"

You mean the world...You are isolating America by saying that America is the only country that plays video games.

The question is...Does a shooter game teach you how to load a gun, aim and fire?

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Male 151
Comon folks this is Fox News
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Male 778
Lawl "Someone who has studied Campus shootings"
Okay, the found out the guy didn`t really play video games all that much. He wasn`t taking his drugs to keep his brain in balance. They think he just snapped and went on a rampage.
Besides, it`s not video games provoking school shootings.. it`s the media. They give it so much attention.
Oh and by the way Thomspon. Cho DID NOT "Train" in CS. He didn`t play video games that much. His family swore to it. So kiss my dick Jacky boy.
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Male 411
Load of BS
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Female 101
Jack Thompson is like the ambulance chaser of the social activist world. He`s sniped for years on subjects he knows little about.

The only thing that is curious is that I still hear the name `Jack Thompson`.

"If video games were the cause shootings...then wouldn`t all of America be dead.....???"
News at 11: Korea wipes itself off map

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Male 272
Dumba**, the reason people go shooting up their schools are because of the teachers. Why did he go shoot up the school years after he graduated? It was probably because he couldn`t get a job due to his teachers sucking so much or maybe a mistake they made somewhere. There should be more school shootings, the school system sucks.
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Male 203
hey, the ad on the page right now fits perfectly here... its for the "shuddafuh cup" which is exactly what i want to give jack thompson
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Male 2,113
there are no words to tell how mush this makes me mad in fact i think it is people that say things like this that make school shooting like this happen!
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Male 777
I think my IQ dropped several points while watching this.
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Male 551
If video games were the cause shootings...then wouldn`t all of America be dead.....???
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Male 203
because im sure video games had everything to do with it, and nothing with that he stopped taking his medication shortly before
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Female 1,572
Just another fame hungry idiot
citing all of the misinformation
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Male 203
what a surprise...
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Male 20,987
Link: Jack Thompson Blames NIU Shooting on Video Games [Rate Link] - Jack Thompson, self-described Christian conservative, blames it all on the video games again. Douchebag of the week!
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