Why Do Videogames Cause Violence?

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For as long as I can remember, I have never heard my parents once tell me that videogames are good for me. They were always yelling at me about my eyesight and declaring that videogames cause violence. Videogames are portrayed as devices used to instill violence in children, cause bad eyesight, and overall, are terrible for children to play. You hear in the news about how there was an increase in murder rates and an increase in video game production, so it must be that videogames are causing people to want to kill others. But the truth is, video games aren’t what the adults running these news lines depict. They are devices that can change lives, heal relationships, help people cope with a loss, and etc. Though I have not gone through any traumatic events, videogames have helped me elsewhere. I would not be who I am today without them. I believe in the power of video games.
When I was in my first few years of school, I was a completely different person than I am today. I was a small shy boy who thought the world revolved around him. The first thing video games have helped me
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I had always thought everything revolved around me, and whenever someone said something I didn’t like, I immediately started arguing with them. In one of my favorite games, “Final Fantasy VIII,” one of the characters says “Right and wrong are not what separate us and our enemies…..There's no good or bad side. Just two sides holding different views.” Though I barely played the game since “FFX” came out soon after it, those few words stuck with me. People have different views and if you don’t like their view, then good for you. People have different views upon things and if you don’t like their views, you don’t have to accep them but can still listen to
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