Why Video Games Are Lousy Propaganda

Started by DicedT, March 06, 2012, 01:06:47 PM

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Or, why I argue that the CIA is (probably) not using video games to brainwash you. http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/03/05/couch_of_duty



All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.


Interesting article.  I'm not sure how much I agree with him, but he makes some decent arguments. 

"Like we need an excuse to drink to anything..." - Banzai_Cat
"I like to think of it not as an excuse but more like Pavlovian Response." - Sir Slash

"At our ages, they all look like jailbait." - mirth

"If we had lines here that would have crossed all of them. For the 1,077,986th time." - Gusington

"Government is so expensive that it should at least be entertaining." - airboy

"As long as there's bacon, everything will be all right." - Toonces


Good article Mike. Interesting points that I think most of us paranoids haven't thought of.....