ere are some interesting facts. Let’s look at some reasons why people think gaming is harmful. Before you read them, ask yourself this question – “how can playing video games too much harm me?” Ruins your eyesight....
Ruins your eyesight? - So does my fucking job. You don’t get much sleep when you play a video game that is just too interesting and/or addicting. - Just like any fucking hobbies you're that into. Your kidneys could damage or explode from not noticing when you need to urinate. - And I could get hit by a bus if I wasn't to notice that either. Forgetting real life, social activities and sports. - They're obviously less interesting than what you're already into... ergo not worth your time. Violence. Like a kid bringing a gun to school. - Try watching the news, a film, reading the fucking bible... Violence is human nature, a child taking a gun to school doesn't do it because he played Super Mario World... He did it because he either has mental issues, or simply doesn't like anyone at school. People always need something to blame rather than taking any responsibility themselves.
*starts slow clap* ^^I was gonna type something like that but you beat me to it. I will say anything done to excess can be harmful.
*standing ovation* Now thats a reply!! Gaming is hobby like any other hobby i compare it to reading a book. Some hook you up and some arent that good.
There is a certain type of gamer that suffers from those effects, but gamers like me who have a life outside of gaming... well unless it is a really great game... I can't tolerate gaming for more than an hour or two a day. Now recently I had to drive 17 hours to Florida from Ohio for my job, and the number one way to lose time is to stop, and when I drive I... Focus on the road for long hours... Drive straight through and don't get sleep... Road rage because of F'ers who F'ing step on the break when they merge... So driving must be bad for you as well...
That picture reminds me of a certain person in the news today...
Lmao I laughed have a bubble
Why this title is a question? What this article's purpose?
I agree, and same thing with pen and paper role playing games. They cause you to think about things in a certain way that you would not think about things if you were not exposed to the games... For example, after world war 2 the US Army started having soldiers practice shoot at targets that looked like humans, because without that desensitization soldiers would tend to shoot over their targets because they didn't want to kill people... After they started desensitizing soldiers to killing people the US kill ratio went way up. Now days the military uses FPS games and pen and paper role playing games to get soldiers to think a certain way, and to be desensitized to killing people. The more realistic the murder simulator the better the results. Also, I know that playing FPS's has altered my thinking about war... For example, FPS's taught me that the best way to defend an area is to stand outside it and look at it, and shoot the invaders in the back (camp the objective) And in light of that the USA policy on the middle east sort of makes sense to me, because it is easier to defend the US by sending troops over there, than it is to keep them here. sigh... But then I am a country boy, and I have had a lot of lessons that taught me that Ma Nature is a vicious bitch. On Edit: But I disagree that this world view is harmful, merely realistic... On Edit At Below: I'll be shooting you when you stand on that objective then;P
"And in light of that the USA policy on the middle east sort of makes sense to me, because it is easier to defend the US by sending troops over there, than it is to keep them here". No
I can't lie to you guys. I read the article title and got stuck there. "Why People Think Gaming is Harmful?" My mind keeps trying to put a "do" in there, or it's trying to replace the question mark with a period. Make it stoooooop!
My mind erased the question mark.
Teach me your ways, O' wise one.
Let's see... Docs: TV series: ER - Handsome guys like George Clooney saving lives. ITs: TV series: Big Bang Theory / IT Crowd. Dorks like Sheldon talking about weird (but funny) stuff... That's the way people see us gamers. That's why they think it is harmful. Enough said.
It is possible for video games to make children more aggressive, but the same goes for violent movies and tv. Its called learned aggression and there have been many experiments and tests done to prove it. I don't know why video games get most of the blame though.
why do people think all Islamic people are evil simple....stereotypes and how the media portrays it which is never in a good way....why have something people enjoy that goes against what they think
they always hide the truth , they always make people think islam is bad , islam is not the bad , it's people who's bad , because people now do the bad things and say they are muslims but they are not.. the kings and government do the bad things and we get the hate , it's our fault that israel and america attack iraq and libnan , it's our fault that we want to live in peace , it's our fault we get screwed because ofthe governments and the kings , it's our fault we want to live in our countries , actually , it's our fault we live in this world ... it's our fault you live bad , it's our fault in everything , we are the bad people in this world because we live in a bad world... it's all our fault for no reason...
especially to your eyesight. I love games but I'm not gonna be naive. Kojima even takes the time out to showcase these warnings in MGS4. I definitely think there are psychological affects that come from it. I think it does affect a persons social-active productivity, by subconsciously giving a person a sense that he/she has achieved something when in reality it has no affect on his/her environment, which could result in a person becoming a little stale physically, and mentally. I think gamers can enjoy their love of gaming, but should also get outside, play some basketball, football, go to parties, work etc. No matter what a person does he/she should always stop to examine him/herself
people same people that say gaming is bad would have said Elvis was devil music.
gaming is fun and good same with the movies , but it does effict on alots of people , every one get efficted but you can't feel it , i said this to my brothers and they didn't believe me but now my little brother thinks the movies and the games are just like real , he even think when he get shooted he can run and do things like that XD , movies are not real , when you get shoot you can't think , you feel dizzy , painful - you feel like you can't carry your legs an your arms but my brother think he's like super man , he thiink he's strong just like in games and movies but he's the most cowered in the house , alots of things efficted on him and even if i write 100 pages i wouldn't finish ...
People thing gaming is harmful because it is. Look, guys, I know gaming gets a lot of bad press. I get that most of the crap levied against us is unwarranted and unjustified. But this? This is not. 1. Gaming is a sedentary activity. Gaming is also addictive. This means we tend to play games for long periods of time, which is detrimental to our physical health. Best case, we end up in a little worse shape after a year or so than we would be otherwise--worst case, muscles start to atrophy, skin grafts to couches, and scaly showmen burst from our abdomens. It happens. 2. Gaming is a solitary activity. When we do interact with other human beings, more often than not, this occurs over the Internet, with strangers. We're all familiar with the Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory, right? Anonymity makes people into assholes. As human beings, we're unable to fully realize that weight and "reality" of our words and actions when we cannot visually see the people with whom we're interacting. Prolonged exposure to these kinds of environments can be profoundly harmful to ones mental well-being, faith in humanity, and basic ability to form coherent thoughts. Hyperbole aside, it should be obvious enough that gaming is an activity detrimental to both our physical and mental health. This doesn't mean that gaming is evil, or "bad," it just means that as gamers we have a responsibility to be aware of the adverse effects of our hobby, and to take the proper steps to negate those effects.
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