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We always wonder why bad things happen maybe the answer is right in front of us but were just too blind or nave to see it Most would like to think that all people know the difference between right and wrong The problem is we grow up surrounded by bad things that are highly appreciated The music we listen to the things we watch and play are all things that we find enjoyable Some people want to experience or live out those things because they look up to them As humans we learn from those around us so why do we continue to support violent video games violent movies and sexual behaviors Why do we continue to let children be surrounded by these things We should have stricter rules on violence and sex because children have been known to have a negative affect towards it and we can do things to control these behaviors Violent media has caused many harmful actions in the past Devin Moore an eighteen year old from Alabama was arrested in 2003 for shooting and killing two police officers and a 911 dispatcher before fleeing the scene in a stolen cop car Devins attorneys claim that this violent behavior is due his excessive exposure to playing the video game Grand Theft Auto This popular video game has achieved worldwide sales of almost 2 billion After police captured Devin he told them Life is like a video game Everybodys got to die sometime Leung 16 The overexposure to violent media gave Devin Moore this mindset the outlook that it is acceptable to kill police officers steal cars and act on sudden impulse Devin Moore is not the only teenager whose sensitivity towards violent crimes has decreased due to high exposure to violent media epically video games Drive by shooting by two teenagers in Tennessee and the murder of six people in California are both also linked to the game Grand Theft
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