Too many knives in videogames?
Nobody should be unfamiliar with the belief that videogames is the cause for the world’s problems. It has always been like that and there are no signs that it will slow down anytime soon as gaming becomes more mature. Everything from sex to guns are the targets in the videogame industry today, now we can add one more item in, the knife.
Speaking to a British publication, The Sun, Prime Minister of Great Britain discussed the rise of violence involving knives.
“Society cannot cope with people carrying guns and knives and threatening to use them. It is neither cool, nor does it make you safer, to carry a knife. We must ease people’s fears.”
The statement he makes is true; nobody wants to live in any society where their life is at a great threat every second. However, where he starts to lose it, is when he jumps on the band wagon and uses videogames as a scapegoat.
“I am very worried about video and computer games. No one wants censorship or an interfering State. But the industry has some responsibility to society and needs to exercise that.”
Does he have a point?