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Green police trying to reach your kids at home on the video game systems.
In the sin city society games kids have to build environmentally friendly towns or face a fine sounds like a good lesson.
But is this promoting education or just a liberal agenda with what they actually have to purchase joining us -- radio host and guarantee you McCormick has to see this morning ten -- So let's get into some specifics you know that sounds like a good lesson to be learned environmentally friendly when I don't want people polluting.
But there it's what you dive into the specifics of the day Connecticut's a little bit greater not Green you.
Yes and when you use fear you know I I think -- right off the top you know any time I see a social.
A social cause that somebody's profiting off of right away.
Credibility to me is in question.
And yeah I you know I think the scare tactics that guilt involved you know specific -- -- In this game since this city societies one positive things players choose alternative energy options that.
Wind and solar stuff for Citi infrastructure and soy farms and stuff instead of nuclear power ranked.
Right because nuclear power will inevitably make us all -- at night and you know meanwhile it's it's arguably the safest form of of energy out there you know.
It did -- -- let it the other one -- one this one out there where where you're in charge of the world's environmental organization.
And they think it's called state of the world right so you get here here here here to be here your five here -- fate of the world and then we'll all be on your shoulders on.
Here's -- the game designers have to say about this is Ian Roberts he's a game designer and he's defending these games has video games are about real world issues and -- important much like films they let us experienced things we never could and help us understand ourselves each other.
And the world around us which.
So that a fine defense of it but the end of the -- parents don't really know what's in these video games of a -- -- that -- SimCity and they're learning these lessons of that might not be something the parents want with their kids to -- exactly and again I go back to the fear here this actually when has McDonald's the game.
And it tells a -- listen hey there's a whole lot more to the story behind your hamburger you have to think about deforestation the slaughter.
That's in -- the word slaughter is right there on the opening page of McDonald's the game and evil corporations are people taking this too far in stated this is liberal fear mongering or indoctrination.
Somehow you know that's what some critics on the right are saying about these games.
Yeah you know I think so because again if this kind of comes back to a female like kids -- kids it's -- -- out of you know like we're Sesame Street -- you know we'll teach you not to litter and teach you how to like you know say hello and please and thank you.
And these kinds of things of course but you know but they do it through nice charming Fuzzy little -- these guys actually have kids freak him out and and with sweaty palms worried about -- not gonna kill a bunch of virtual.
You know polar bears.
Virtual -- virtual -- there you know I -- see both sides of this -- to see all sides of this because some people writing in this morning saying all this is better perhaps and teach and economically war games it's also boring it's important is the games that's a game that teaches kids had to do -- tag sale.
Sanjay what she's like about building pipelines I don't get a.
Hey thanks so much we appreciate you joining when it.
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