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Ethics and Video Games Podcast

Jul 20, 2021

When it comes to the possibility that video games might harm kids, a common and classic position is that game companies aren’t the ones responsible here.  It’s the parents job to make good decisions on behalf of their children, and to protect them as necessary.  If children do get harmed, the problem is lazy parenting – parents just not doing their job. 

How sensible is this view?  How far do the responsibilities of parents go when it comes to games?  Where do game companies fit in?


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Hosted by Shlomo Sher, Ph.D. and Andy Ashcraft

Production by Carmen Elena Mitchell

Music and graphics by Daniel Sher