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Ethics and Video Games Podcast

Jan 4, 2022

In ‘Knights of the Al-Aqsa Mosque’ you play as a Palestinian resistance fighter working to end the occupation of Palestine.  It’s a game where you play someone that looks like a person games typically depict as a terrorist, but from the perspective of that person and his group being the good guys.  The game generated a furious reaction from Israelis and Jews. 

We found all this fascinating and so decided to do an ethics review of this controversial game.



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

Production by Carmen Elena Mitchell

Music and graphics by Daniel Sher