Commentary

Corruption throughout the ages

Charles Schumer says some videogames aimed at kids “desensitize them to death and destruction.” But dire pronouncements about new forms of entertainment are old hat. It goes like this: Young people embrace an activity. Adults condemn it. The kids grow up, no better or worse than their elders, and the moral panic subsides. Then the whole cycle starts over. Here’s how the establishment has greeted past scourges.

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Ted Balaker is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and founding partner of Korchula Productions, a film and new media production company devoted to making important ideas entertaining.