Video Games are Evil

That seems to be the gun lobby’s response to Newtown. Guns aren’t the issue, video games are.

Here’s an interesting graph:

Courtesy of Barry Ritholtz of The Big Picture.

The vertical axis is guns per 100 people. The horizontal axis is homicides-by-guns per 100,000 people. That light green dot in the upper right corner is the United States.

Now I’ll be the first to say that correlation doesn’t prove causation, but we appear to be a bit of an outlier.

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