Computer games, ringbinders and other threats to the world
In my opinion computer games don't kill people. People kill people. And how can you prevent people from killing people? Abolishing computer games won't solve the problem. In the advertising business we know how to convinces people. And I don't know any medium that can convince people to start a massacre in schools. It's hard enough to make advertising for political issues, let alone make people do something they don't want in the first place. If the computer games are the main reason, I'd suggest we should make computer games that makes people peaceful. The fact that there's no demand for that, proves that violent behavior must come from a different source. Besides, millions of youngsters all over the world play violent games and they don't blow each others brains out for no reason.
Blaming computer games is avoiding the real problem: what really drove Tim Kreschmer to his violent acts? Maybe our prestige-based society, which excludes misfits, is one of the reasons. Maybe his teachers, who ignored his problems, had something to do with it. Maybe the fact that Tim's father had a weapon collection big enough for an army in the cellar had something to do with it. I don't know. I think forbidding your son to practice shooting would be more effective than banning computer games. Now there's even a school in Antwerp that forbids gothic clothes. What's next: forbidding blue ringbinders to prevent pedophilism? It's sick how the people responsible for doing something about the problems of today's youth -teachers, parents, the government- always try to put the blame on the youth itself.
And I think Pope Benedictus XVI is the biggest cunt in the world for saying the distribution of condoms in Africa only make the aids problem worse. I'm not against religion. I don't care if people believe in Allah, God or in Santa Claus. I just think that religion should be an individual spiritual engagement and that any religion should stay the fuck away from politics, public health and science. Recently, the Vatican excommunicated a 9-year old girl for getting an abortion after being raped. What message do you give your followers by doing that? That you should let a 9-year old rape victim die? The catholic church is sticking their noses in things they should stay out of and is getting dangerous.
By making statements against the only thing that can prevent a world threatening virus, the Pope will be responsible for more deaths than Tim Kretschmer, Josef Fritz, and Counterstrike at the same time. The real danger is not the youth. The only thing they want is party, drink beer, play computer games and practice safe sex. Please keep them that way as long as possible, because when they grow old some of them will start a war or teach people that Aids is a punishment of God.