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The antidote to video game violence

Video Games | Pokémon Go rewards friendship, sportsmanship, and cooperation
by Raymond Erikson
Posted 8/15/16, 03:50 pm

Not a week goes by without another news story about the risks posed by the breakout hit game Pokémon Go, which raked in $200 million in its first month of release. Earlier this month, a 20-year-old player was murdered in San Francisco, the latest in a string of muggings of distracted participants.

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A generation shaped by glowing rectangles

Culture | Reflecting on the culture of college students today
by Nick Eicher
Posted 7/29/16, 12:18 pm

Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news with John Stonestreet, president of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Here is a summary of this week’s conversation.

After spending concentrated time this summer teaching Christian worldview to college students at Summit Ministries in Manitou Springs, Colo., John Stonestreet reflected on the strengths and weaknesses of this generation of young people.

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Why are mobile gamers so crazy over Pokémon?

Technology | Within a week of release, latest virtual reality craze has millions of users oblivious to the world around them
by Ciera Horton
Posted 7/12/16, 11:47 am

People are searching under their desks, running into streets, and trying to sneak backstage at Disney to catch virtual video game characters. The latest mobile gaming craze, Pokémon Go, has drawn millions into a nationwide scavenger hunt. But it’s not all fun and games. Police in Missouri believe four armed robbery suspects lured their victims through Pokémon.

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