Forum, January 2017

Normalizing violence Thank you for publishing Greyson Acquaviva’s “Violent Video Games and Quaker Teens” (FJ Nov. 2016). I feel that mass video and Internet violence does far more damage to society than sexual pornography. It normalizes violence and glorifies killing. We’ve just had all the parades and celebrations of the military virtues that we have every year on the anniversary of the end of “the war to end wars.” It takes courage to make an issue of it or even let it pass by, and in my country (Wales)🔒

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