Corriere della Sera, one of the top italian newspapers, says that the terrorists responsible for the attack on Charlie Hebdo are emulating the aesthetic of GTA V.
" "It is not by chance that the jihadist sympathizers have created their own version of GTA to attract would-be recruits." The stupidity of the media never fails to astound me.
Obviously, if GTA hadn't existed, the terrorists would have attacked Charlie Hebdo by throwing Little Ponies at their victims, or stabbing them with a Snickers bar...(!) -sigh-
* No Terrorist attack ever happened before GTA was released.........riiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiight,
of course, there will always be that one guy...
here we go again.. every smart person would have realized that attack was a hoax. the policeman taking an ak47 shot in the head without a single drop of blood. i mean come on! The guy at the store surviving a plethora of bullets and a grenade in the face makes no sense either. EDIT: but yeah, that thing was so badly scripted that it reminded me of a lame ass AI from a game. (just check the way the 2 guys are running)
init you dont miss someones head from that close unless you dont want to hit them, lol and the guys gettting away at 2mph not very believable.
there 2 possibilities here that both lead to the same conclusion: 1- he misses him on purpose and the policeman pretends to be dead 2- he really shot him but in this case where is the blood? they stop the car in a marked place, the cameraman was there waiting, running from white spot to another, "shoot" the cop and keeps running in the defined line before getting back to the car slowly.. @Septic: hhhhhhhhhhhhh you troll
" but yeah, that thing was so badly scripted that it reminded me of a lame ass AI from a game. (just check the way the 2 guys are running)" Yeah but their driving wasn't bad so they are automatically better than the A.I in Driveclub. Just kiddin folks!
this is basically me whenever i see the media talk about violence's and trying to link to any entertainment mediums https://www.youtube.com/wat...
Sure, blame a game for Islamic terror reaching back before even the existence of film.
"Islamic terror reaching back before even the existence of film." Really? Some people really haven't got a clue do they?
You have no idea what Islam is do you? Obviously your main source of information is channels like CNN or BBC. Taking a math course, but failing it doesn't make you a mathematician. So, being raised in a Muslim family doesn't necessarily make you a Muslim. All of these so-called Jihadists are nothing but uneducated fools who were brainwashed by a myriad of foreign intelligence to serve foreign agendas. Real Muslims denounce similar barbaric actions.
It's really sad then that most of them are not as vocal as you. Maybe if they were those uneducated fools that are being brainwashed would be less influenced by "foreign intelligence".
This is a historical trend: Those who kill and slaughter get so much more attention than those spreading peace. I'm an activist myself and I try my best to reason with them, but they are too brainwashed to listen.
GTA started as a topdown copy of all the violence allready available on tv, those 24/7 'newsshows' all fimed from helicopters. People like to forget about that and blame GTA for violence, but it's the other way around.
Islamic terrorism is real and needs to be defeated. Mohammed can be drawn and made fun of just like anyone else, good for Charlie Hebdo. As far as GTA goes, the game is just stupid. So many better game choices out there.
Freedom of speech and offending people are two different things. I apologize for the following example, but would you allow someone to draw your mom being raped by your friend let's say? (Again sorry for the example). Prophet Muhammad is a religious figure that people admire quite a lot, and these same people feel offended when he's offended as such. Even among many of the European authors who've put together books about his life, at the end of their work they spoke highly of him. Keep in mind that I'm totally against the terrorist attack against Charlie Hebdo (IF they were real of course). There are much better ways to express an opinion.
Drawings may offend people.. they have and they will NOTHING excuses what happened!!! I could draw a smurf and write Muhammad under it and people would be offended.. Agreed some can be really offending but there are CIVILIZED ways to protest. End of topic
I did not imply otherwise.
I agree. There are civilised ways of dealing with it and shooting/killing people over it is not only uncivilised or unethical but also un-Islamic. The likes of Charlie Hebdo have got far too much attention for their satirical and offensive content which is hardly worth noting anyway but the actions of a few gave them legitimacy. Idiots supporting more idiots really. I do agree though that there is a fine line between freedom of speech and freedom of causing offence and there are actual LEGAL limits to freedom as its not a blanket right as many people think. What annoys me the most is the sheer and utter double standards regarding this. Even within Charlie Hedbo itself. They fired a writer for 'anti-semitic' content: http://anonhq.com/charlie-h... But Islam is supposed to get a free pass to be ridiculed? Even in many European states. Holocaust denial is a CRIMINAL offence and has seen many people sentenced to lengthy jail times. It's just not on. It won't be long till the hypocrisy rises its head again as the state conveniently decides what's permissible in the name of freedom of expression and what constitutes inciting hatred.
They weren't expressing an opinion, they were killing people for drawings
@pelida For you and I, that is correct. For these so-called Jihadists, they believe that it's a legitimate means of conveying a message.
if i decide to go in the street and start insulting everyone's mom because she's just like anyone else right? one day someone will end up pointing a gun at me, and i understand his motive. this is logic thinking and freedom of speech will exist as long as it's done with respect in mind. @OB1Biker : Mohamed Ali? How dare you!
I am against extreme violence in games. But I think is insulting to compare that atrocity with this game.
lets blame gta because a group of people decided to insult 1.2 billion human beings for over a decade.
All Religion is a farce. Anyone with a brain knows this. Control Control Control. 99% of Muslims are made to learn ISLAM. They do not have a choice. It's the same as a mother/father taking a child to church. Difference is, nobody in this day and age kills people based on the bible.
I suppose we can blame driveclub for all the speeding citations that are issused each day. Damn you evolution studios!
This is pathetic, im glad internet exists but sometimes i wish that it never existed because of BS like this.
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