People download and play video games before knowing the aftermath of it. If they have known that it could lead to mass killing, they would have never played it. Yes, you heard it right. Recently, Donald Trump, the president of the USA has alleged that video games are to be blamed for the mass killings that took place in America. Showing his concern towards the same he also added that games the “celebrate violence” should not be encouraged. Also, such games should be made harder to access.
Although he didn’t give clear details on how he is going to stop the killing by blocking access to games, he made certain comments in a speech regarding the massive shooting; he said that “We must stop the glorification of violence in our society”. Additionally, he made a comment regarding blocking the games that “This includes the gruesome and grisly video games that are now commonplace” and “It is too easy today for troubled youth to surround themselves with a culture that celebrates violence. We must stop or substantially reduce this, and it has to begin immediately.”
Other recommendations made by the US President
On August 3, a shooter killed 20 people in the name of the hate crime in a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas. Hours later the similar situation was experienced by many others. No matter what the reason behind these killings was, but it leads authorities to show serious concern. Majorly these crimes take place because of the prevalence of racism in the USA, which is now a hot topic of debate in the country.
Regarding the violent shootings, Trump blamed the Internet for motivating those who are into the habit of scheduling human killings. He also spoke at length about the “dark recesses” that social media websites bring along with them. Showing his deep concern over the loss, he mentioned that such games are worthless and only lead to health deformities and encourage “racism, bigotry and white supremacy” which is a wrong practice.
The US President has repeatedly suggested that there should be better laws made regarding violent games. If anything of the like happens, it would limit the damage that could happen to youngsters who play such games. The only way out to save the youngsters from the damage is by limiting the screen time, which is a feature of McAfee Safe Family downloaded via mcafee.com/activate.