1 hr

How Games Make Us Better People with Karen Schrier Ethics and Video Games Podcast

    • Video Games

When people talk about games and ethics, it’s almost always about potential moral problems with gaming – things like violence, sexism, and addiction. It’s almost as if games couldn’t do anything good for the world other than just be fun. But video games can also provide us with great opportunities for becoming better people! As our guest, game scholar and author, Karen Schrier, argues in her new book, games are already teaching us ethics and civics.

When people talk about games and ethics, it’s almost always about potential moral problems with gaming – things like violence, sexism, and addiction. It’s almost as if games couldn’t do anything good for the world other than just be fun. But video games can also provide us with great opportunities for becoming better people! As our guest, game scholar and author, Karen Schrier, argues in her new book, games are already teaching us ethics and civics.

1 hr