• Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Why Is Diversity Important To You?. on the Off-Topic board

    @gamefreak9: There is still a gap, regardless of how much you want to play with statistics. Also, you seem to be forgetting that the world doesn't revolve around US, and most girls don't even have th...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Why Is Diversity Important To You?. on the Off-Topic board

    @gamefreak9 said: Where are you seeing active discrimination against women? If anything the only hypothesis I can draw from this article is exactly that men are being discriminated against its wort...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Why Is Diversity Important To You?. on the Off-Topic board

    @gamefreak9 said: I love how you use the word "research" and then send me links to articles of journalists opinions pieces. It looks like it makes a good living to talk about why there should be mo...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Why Is Diversity Important To You?. on the Off-Topic board

    @gamefreak9 said: On the computer science articles I have a similar sentiments as the first. I can come up with plethora of other theories that fit the facts just as well if not better. Given the rea...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Why Is Diversity Important To You?. on the Off-Topic board

    @gamefreak9 said: Well yeah if you keep telling women they are not welcome then that's bad, but that's not really what's happening. Nobody is telling women not to play games, its true that the onlin...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Why Is Diversity Important To You?. on the Off-Topic board

    @gamefreak9 said: Of course this doesn't mean the environment didn't affect some women to like games a whole bunch. It just means that for women who weren't put in an environment(whatever that may be...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Why Is Diversity Important To You?. on the Off-Topic board

    @gamefreak9: Thanks for sharing that. I do need to read more on the subject, but that still doesn't rule the effect that the environment has on us (whether we pass it on or not), nor it confirms/denie...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Why Is Diversity Important To You?. on the Off-Topic board

    @gamefreak9: Ah, yes, that famous tunnel-vision gene-centered theory of evolution. I present to you epigenetics. Turns out that genes can be turned on or off by the environment, just because you can ...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Why Is Diversity Important To You?. on the Off-Topic board

    @gamefreak9 said: @conmulligan said: @gamefreak9 said:Do you have any evidence to backup this theory? You realize you just made the claim that video games make people act a certain way right?I think...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Why Is Diversity Important To You?. on the Off-Topic board

    @eder said: What matters I think in the end is how we treat people in THE REAL WORLD.The thing is that media is a reflection of society and culture, and it directly feeds the society-media cycle.Dive...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Hotline Miami 2 Effectively Banned in Australia. on the Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number board

    @marokai said: The only way we have a free society is by the collective understanding that not everything is meant to suit our personal sensibilities and that we walk away from things we don't like i...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Games Aren't Fair to Women, and Even Duders Should Care. on the General Discussion board

    @liquidprince said: If you want to argue that that is not an accurate representation of all women and that there should be more variety, then we may have something to discuss, but again, not account...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Hotline Miami 2 Effectively Banned in Australia. on the Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number board

    @gamefreak9: Haha indeed. It has been enlightening nonetheless. Sorry, I tend to get a bit.. passionate about this stuff sometimes.

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Hotline Miami 2 Effectively Banned in Australia. on the Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number board

    @gamefreak9: I am glad then that the US' fall hasn't had a global effect, at least not yet. The other article is not so positive though, it is just a playing with the statistics: "Perhaps most import...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Games Aren't Fair to Women, and Even Duders Should Care. on the General Discussion board

    @liquidprince: "Recorded history" isn't all there is, it is just what was dominant at the time. Not to mention that there are hundreds, if not thousands of different cultures right now. And some of th...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Hotline Miami 2 Effectively Banned in Australia. on the Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number board

    @gamefreak9 said: Within the US inequality might be growing but its because capitalism is becoming international and US corporations are big throughout the world. The money is as good a metric as we...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Games Aren't Fair to Women, and Even Duders Should Care. on the General Discussion board

    @gamefreak9: Symmetry and such are abstract concepts that can be applied to practically every body type, race, and gender. It does not limit beauty to the very specific and stereotyped way that media...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Games Aren't Fair to Women, and Even Duders Should Care. on the General Discussion board

    @liquidprince said:I still find arguments like this a bit ridiculous. It's human nature to see females as the fairer sex. They always have been and they always will be. There is difference between th...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Hotline Miami 2 Effectively Banned in Australia. on the Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number board

    @gamefreak9: Actually, the government (and everyone) should listen to others as equals. Listen to their arguments and decide as a group what is a good balance. It doesn't mean that everyone gets what...

  • Demokk posted a message in the forum topic Hotline Miami 2 Effectively Banned in Australia. on the Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number board

    @gamefreak9: Sorry for going in circles with this. I get your point, but unfortunately it entirely dismisses the consequences that said products/technologies could have. Not to mention that the most ...