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Essay heading: School Violence and video games
 
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Each shootings description describes the shooter or shooters as being quiet and reserved. Media violence which includes video games is the most cited source of blame in these shootings. Most people instantly assume that a troubled child would come from a poor neighborhood however "safe and quiet" and "religious/ churchgoing" neighborhoods found to be where majority of the documented shooters resided...
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But who or what is truly to blame? Dr. John Grohol, who is a specialist in mental health services, has an interesting approach. He breaks down the shootings and looks at each blame factor. As he states "no where do your hear the blame on the shooter themselves." Dr.Grohol believes the shooters are to blame for their own actions...
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