God of War 4 Named in Sociology Textbook Blaming Video Games for Violence

on March 3, 2014 6:20 AM

If the dreadful ignorance often showcased by those that advocate the theory that video games desensitize young players to violence wasn’t enough, looks like some of them can see the future too.

Reddit user Por_QUEEEEEEEEEEEEEE posted a picture from his sociology textbook showcasing something hilarious and tragic at the same time. You can see it at the bottom of the post.

After very conveniently excluding TV shows from the causes of violence, the text moves on to point the finger against games:

There’s also a growing consensus that violent video games make violence seem normal. Playing violent video games such as Grand Theft Auto IV, School Shooter and God of War 4 can increase a person’s aggressive […]

One thing is for sure: whoever wrote that paragraph is probably the one that needs to go back to school.

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