Liberal Professor: Video Games Promote ‘Toxic Meritocracy’; Wouldn’t It Be Great If They Had More Pure Luck?

One of the dumbest opinions I’ve read in a long time.  

At a time when President Donald Trump, the National Rifle Association, and others on the right are blaming video games for promoting violence— with nary a shred of credible evidence —a new book has leveled a completely different criticism at the gaming industry: “toxic meritocracy.” According to Christopher Paul, chair of the Department of Communication at Seattle University and author of The Toxic Meritocracy of Video Games: Why Gaming Culture is the Worst , video games promote individuality, reward skill, and encourage players to do their best in order to win.

Source: Liberal Professor: Video Games Promote ‘Toxic Meritocracy’; Wouldn’t It Be Great If They Had More Pure Luck?

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