Today, I decided to just drive around the city instead of completing the missions. I quickly observed that the only person I had to look out for was myself. It was very freeing to think that all other consequences to my actions didnít matter as long as it didnít affect me. The game followed the theory of ethical egoism. It was kind of scary to think that in a society like ours, which already follows the theory of ethical egoism in some cases, could take that theory to the extreme in which this game does. For example, I was driving along and hit a lady, yet nothing happened because there were no cops around and my notoriety level had been at zero. Maybe itís simple why our society becomes more and more selfish every generation. Our media has become a fundamental part of our lives, exposing ideas to kids younger than ever before. Ethical egoism is thrown down childrenís throats in video games, movies, and television shows. They are exposed to this idea more than they are exposed to math problems. If parents donít set examples of traits other than ethical egoism, the kids probably assume more and more that ethical egoism is fine. It was fun though because Iím not an ethical egoist and sometimes you want to be selfish. Actually, a lot of times you want to be selfish, and in a game like this, I can throw away all my different values that I hold. Itís interesting to imagine yourself as a different person and this game lets you do that.
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