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Apollo11 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-27-08 11:28 AM
Response to Reply #41
46. The reason there is a ratings system
is because some (not all) young people might be negatively influenced if they would spend all their spare time engaged in interactive videogames that are primarily based on simulating brutal acts of violence.

Just like they could potentially be negatively influenced by violent books, comic books, movies, rock lyrics, etc.

But I don't accept that on your 16th or 18th birthday you all of a sudden become 100% immune from cultural influences and audiovisual inputs. Just look at some of the folks who have been brainwashed by FOX News ...
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