portfolio3 - video game rated Mature This is an argument by...

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More 'G,' less gore The Daily Aztec, San Diego April 23, 2008 The author is making the following argument: The rating is meant to be a control over youth, yet if parents are going to buy their children the games regardless, then laws aren't really effective in this scenario. The statement “We cannot arrest minors for smoking or drinking if their parents bought the cigarettes or alcohol for them”, is meant to show that it is ridiculous to think we can arrest a minor for playing a
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Unformatted text preview: video game rated Mature. This is an argument by analogy, yet it is weak trying to compare substances that can cause health problems and have evidence of doing physical harm to the body to video games that merely show fake blood and weapons (which are becoming more and more common in society today)....
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This note was uploaded on 08/14/2008 for the course PHIL 110 taught by Professor Anderson during the Spring '08 term at San Diego State.

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