The organization of far-out political figure Lyndon LaRouche, which blamed the Virginia Tech massacre on video games, has now targeted Halo 3.
An article on the LaRouche website (see: Halo 3: The Third Wave of Destroying the U.S.) rhetorically asks:
What kind of perverse mind would develop such a thing to lure in so many youthful and vibrant minds?
…How does one young adult get corrupted into becoming a psychotic-mass killer, or a mere useless drone for the likes of… [Vice-president] Dick Cheney? The most obvious answer to any thinking individual— is to dehumanize the image of human beings.
There are many tedious details and complexities that go behind the production of such games as Counterstrike, World of Warcraft, Entropia Universe, EVE-Online and Halo 3. However, once that dehumanizing process has been accomplished, the ability of making useless wars (like that of Iraq, today) and mass killing of innocent people, as in the case of the Virginia Tech incident, are stepping stones for the unleashing of a New Dark Age…
GP: Thanks to longtime GP reader Soldat Louis for the tip!