• GAMEBYTECOM
A Tax May Be Put On Violent Video Games To Help
Prevent School Shootings
º Jeremy chkens
" oh look... the government found a way to
profit off school massacres. Took them a
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    • When you buy violent video games
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    • When you shoot up a school https://ifunny.co/fun/lffQW6Lo6
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    • When you want to play games
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    • When the public has an unfounded but exploitable fear
      Volcryn 22 jun
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    • Violent video games dont create violent people
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    • When all you want to do is live
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    • There’s literally no evidence that video games influence violent behavior on the level of school shootings. And I thought politicians couldn’t be more fake and stupid
      sandboi 21 jun
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    • Blaming violent video games for making kids want to shoot up a school is as dumb as blaming porn for making someone want to fuck their step-sibling. Yes, some cases have ties to those influences but 90% of the time the is very little to no correlation
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    • If playing Surgeon Simulator doesn’t make me a surgeon then how does violent video games make me violent
      Blade_Grass a month
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    • Interesting because I, along with millions of gamers have been playing FPS and third person shooters for a long time and never once even had the urge to shoot up a school.
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    • It has already been scientifically analyzed and determined that violent video games have zero bearing on whether someone is a psychopath. Psychopath tendencies exist whether exposed or not. Why are they still on this.
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    • The government: well boys we did it school shootings are no more
      Zombe a month
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    • I played video games since I was a child and I never once thought of killing people. I am perfectly fine
      andrewc_6 22 jun
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    • I wonder what kind of video games people back in the medieval ages were playing to get as violent as they were
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    • How are more expensive video games going to stop school shootings?
      Yumnits a month
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    • Violent video games dont lead to violence. Fight me about it.
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    • BlGF00T a month
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    • Humans are naturally violent beings, we’ve been killing each other for years and years most of the time for no fucking reason. Video games actually help to get rid of the violent tendency that we naturally have.
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    • Fucking dumbasses. Murders and shootings didn't exist before video games, obviously.
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    • Violent video games has nothing to do with shootings. Millions of people play games, but you don’t see millions of shootings. No, you have fucking bad parenting who can’t raise a child to understand shooting others is bad
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    • I love the fact that hating the government is finally a mainstream meme :')
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    • Don't know about y'all but I play video games and don't feel like blowing out my schoolmates brains
      W0terMoist a month
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    • random_yeti a month
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    • That has been proven wrong, this kid shot a school up and his favorite game was Just Dance
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    • All I play is violent video games but in real life I hate confrontation and violence but go off I guess
      Bakusquadd a month
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    • we did it boys, school shootings are no more.
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    • They better not or I'll reenact some FPS involving the government
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    • It's been scientifically proven that violent video games do not cause violence. They may cause a spike in brain activity that makes you want to feel violent against the enemies, but playing call of duty won't cause you to want to shoot everyone in your class. Other factors do that.
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    • They probably don't even believe games cause shootings, they're just trying to take the blame away from guns. (Which I own one, I'm proud my country has the right to bear arms, but we don't have a gun problem, or a video game problem. We have a widespread mental illness problem)
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    • I love how people who don’t play video games speak on the topic.
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    • Our government is full of idiots
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    • Blame the shitty parents that never actually take the time to talk to their kids these kids dont developed homicidal thoughts overnight
      vJello a month
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    • Except y’a know video games have been proven so many times to have no negative effects on kids and lots of positive effects
      BippleDonch a month
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    • I thought the whole “violent video games lead to violence” was proven false hellas ago
      UncleTerry a month
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    • When you post memes online
      itbedatboi a month
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    • How the fuck are violent video games causing school shootings? It’s untreated insanity, psychotic tendencies, and bullying that cause school shootings. All the government needs to do is raise awareness for MANY problems or mental issues that are overlooked and the symptoms so people can be (1)
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    • We will never get another GTA until society stops being a bunch of snowflakes.
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    • Actual research: video games don’t cause school shootings. Dumb parents: yes they do. Politicians: vote for me and I’ll protect your kid from video games
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    • Next they'll start taxing tea or something...
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    • Wheres the tax on violent movies
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    • Video games have no correlation with violent crime. No study has ever said so, it's literally only been the opinion of old fucks
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    • I'm pretty sure that's just ganna make more shootings happen
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    • Like my comment if you've played violent video games your whole life and have never shot up a school
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    • "Ah shucks, im a sociopath that was going to shoot up a school, but this 1.50$ tax stopped my plans completely."
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    • They used to burn people at the stake for allegedly practicing witchcraft but yeah it’s totally the video games that make people violent
      tulsA 21 jun
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    • Anyone else notice how history is full of war and violence?
      iamnoone 21 jun
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    • You guys remember when world war 1 and 2 were caused by violent video games
      i_am_vide 21 jun
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    • If anything that will probably increase the shootings cause of rage
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    • Which is weird, since most "scientific research" has led to believe violent video games act as an outlet for aggression and have actually had almost no effect on those involved in Mass shootings.
      aces_hi a month
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    • When you buy a game that let’s you kill time and let all your anger out
      Mochi2528 a month
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    • Fucking tax my FPS games and I'll show you a school shooting
      Drag0n5layr a month
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    • We need to get the damn liberals out of the government.
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    • Let’s put an extra tax on alcohol to stop drunk driving
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    • You know, this reminds me of the whole "gun control" debate, people constantly say "It's the person holding the gun that kills people, the gun can't get up on its own and kill someone". I fully agree with, so why not use the same logic on games? Games can't get up and kill someone, it's the individ
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    • well boys time for another rebellion for the exact same reason as the last time
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    • THERE US NO STATISTICALLY SIGNIFICANT RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES AND VIOLENT BEHAVIOR.
      OurFord 22 jun
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    • I'm actually gonna protest if this happens
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    • The year is 2045, government now taxes you a cent every time you take a breath because the Co2 in your breath is a greenhouse gas.
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    • At least Bernie looking out for gamers
      7rings 22 jun
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    • for the last FUCKING time. it is not video games. it's people that are depressed and alone.
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    • Well, Battlefield has gotten too expensive. Guess I'll go spend $60 at the range.
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    • They’ve already proved that video games have nothing to do with violent behavior. There’s plenty of research on the subject. They’d really just be profiting off of people’s ignorance.
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    • And still won't solve shit. It'll probably just make the problem worse because people will be even more angry and have less access to a healthy outlet. Video games don't create chaos, they redirect it into a generally harmless funnel. There will be exceptions always.
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    • I think there needs to be a an audit on the hole government to see wtf this money is all going
      jdog1011 22 jun
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    • Violent video games do not encourage violent behavior!!! Bad parenting (meaning not paying attention to your child's behavior and what is going on in their life) is what causes violent behavior! Almost every teenage boy in America play violent video games and most of them aren't violent 🤷
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    • *sighs, rubs nose* Okay...I’m gonna say this one more time, alright? Real loud for everyone in the back. Ready? Alright...VIDEO GAME VIOLENCE DOESN’T CAUSE REAL-LIFE VIOLENCE. Why? BECAUSE 99% OF PLAYERS ARE CAPABLE OF DRAWING THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN FACT AND FANTASY
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    • Why are old people so retarded
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    • Games cause violence? What about school shootings in the 90s? There were not many games that were violent and yet shootings still happened.
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    • If playing gta makes me a school shooter then playing Madden makes me a pro football player
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    • Overthrowing the government when they do this. Who's with me
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    • Why the fuck do people still think that violent video games are the main cause of school shootings? How about schools actually start trying, so that kids don’t get depressed from bullying, and shoot up the school. Don’t put the blame on something irrelevant.
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    • Video games dont cause violence. It's the parents who dont teach their kids how to react to these certain things.
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    • That’s a lot of anti government memes in a row
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    • This frustrates me. It's not going to change anything except for making it harder to play decent games. The people I know who play "violent games" are all the most kind and gentle people I know. And people will shoot up schools even after having never played a violent game in their lives.
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    • And where is the evidence connecting these two as an absolute Cause and Effect?
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    • Everyone has anger and games like that can be like medicine. Don’t prevent people from letting their urges out virtually, because it will come back in reality
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    • I find that people who play games like that don’t feel the need to do it in reality. Sometimes it feels good to kill people in a game, get that anger out. Why hold it in until you have to do it in reality, the government pays no attention to statistics and does whatever the fuck they need to get $
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    • That wouldn't be fair to anybody who isnt a psychopath
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    • *school shootings happen* The Government- I like money.
      BEBBELBXL a month
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    • Instead of working to help drug addicted parents who abuse their kids and kids with major depression and other mental illnesses, let's blame it on video games
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    • Video games aren't the fucking problem, just as guns aren't the fucking problem lol
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    • Government: We’ll tax bad behaviours because that will make people not want to do it. Also government: *Raises taxes on people who work hard to make more money*
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    • 👏Video 👏 games 👏 do 👏 not 👏 incite 👏 violence 👏
      Music4lity a month
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    • Its been proven Violent games dont start the shootings. Most proven test was with Mortal Kombat and its players are perfectly fine. It's the people who suffer abuse, abandonment, bullied, etc. Who are the shooters
      iRonikz a month
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    • Because we all know there was no war, murder, or violence of any kind before video games
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    • Terminal is the best map in MW2 and MW3. You cannot change my mind.
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    • You know what I find funny is the fact that action games stimulate the brain. They can relieve stress and even keep us in touch with friends. But what do I know, I’m just another COD player.
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    • Well boys we did it, School shootings are no more.
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    • Video games dont cause school shootings
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    • Taxation without representation, there is absolutely no evidence that violent video game lead to violent people. They may talk a lot of shit in chat. I couldn’t name a mass shooter that was blasting everything insight while blasting the Halo theme song.
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    • I find it funny they would say this after the government already did 2 separate studies last time people tried to ban violent games in late 90s and there was no connection between violent games and real world violence
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