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I read an article today exploring if video games are helping lowering crime rates.
Lawrence Katz, a labor economist has another interesting view. He suspects that video games and Web sites may have kept the young and idle busy during this recession, thus explaining the surprising lack of an uptick in crime.
While this might be true, I was a bit uncomfortable at this observation. While giving people a reason to do things other than crime is valid playing video games as a reason might have some other drastic impacts.