The conservative Christian investment firm, the Timothy Plan, has released a list of the 30 most offensive games on the market
(Warning: link is to a PDF file
). This list details the areas of sex, nudity, gay / lesbian, violence, cartoon violence, language, comic mischief, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, gambling, demonic, and game addiction as things that are against any "morally responsible" mutual fund to invest in.
In other words they don't want you to invest, like they don't, in companies that make games which deal with any of the above areas.World of Warcraft
is on the list. It has an overall score of a 9, which means it is half as offensive as Grand Theft Auto IV
. According to the Timothy Plan, WoW
is morally deficient in sex, violence, language, alcohol, and game addiction.
Some investors will take this advice, and that's their right to do so.
After the break we'll examine areas in which WoW
is morally deficient, according to the Timothy Plan.
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