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If we suspect a connection, it's more likely the result of confirmation bias.
Why would we think that high exposure to graphic violence could be linked to violent crime?
Why do advertisers spend big money to position their products in TV shows and movies?
Why do we think that high exposure to graphic violence against women leads to more abuse of women?
Why is over $1B spent by people every year to get an education over the web?
Why does anyone think that first person shooting video games, designed to give a physical and emotional rush in graphically killing others would lead anyone to be likely to commit a violent crime?
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