The attention that has been drawn to violent video games and the discussions on whether they should still be released or not has been the only positive outcome of the many school shootings that have happened (Anderson et al. 3). All of these school shootings were done by boys with a history of playing violent video games. In the short narrative “Playing at Violence,” from American Scholar, author Pacifique Irankunda tells of his life in Burundi and how t...
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