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Thompson given until March 5th to prove that he has not "abused the legal system"

Whenever a tragedy occurs, it is virtually a given that Florida attorney Jack Thompson is making a beeline for the nearest media outlet to voice his predictable opinion that video games were the cause of the violent outburst, and has made several attempts to use the legal system to further his cause; however, the Florida Supreme Court appears to be striking back.

GamePolitics, who has had no shortage of communication with Thompson in the past, is reporting that Thompson himself has forwarded the Florida Supreme Court's "Order to Show Cause" that was sent to Thompson's office earlier this week, and has posted the following excerpt from the email exchange:

02/19/2008  ORDER-SHOW CAUSE
TO: JOHN BRUCE THOMPSON
It appears to the Court that you have abused the legal system by submitting numerous frivolous and inappropriate filings in this Court.

Therefore, it is ordered that you shall show cause on or before March 5, 2008, why this Court should not find that you have abused the legal system process and impose upon you a sanction for abusing the legal system, including, but not limited to directing the Clerk of this Court to reject for filing any future pleadings, petitions, motions, letters, documents, or other filings submitted to this Court by you unless signed by a member of The Florida Bar other than yourself.
The phrase "numerous frivolous and inappropriate filings" stands out to any member of the gaming community familiar with Mr. Thompson's less-than-stellar record in attempting to sway the gaming industry. Mr. Thompson's vitriolic response was both equally amusing and confusing, as he the eggs on the very court that serves him the notice:
This is the single greatest gift that any court has ever given me in my 31 years of practicing law.  I shall now, through a new federal lawsuit, deconstruct The Florida Bar ... This court has threatened Thompson. He does not threaten back. He hereby informs this court that he will see it in federal court.

The Florida court is looking forward to this appearance.



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By Researcher on 2/24/2008 7:01:28 AM , Rating: 3
Jack Thompson is correct in that there is a correlation between video game play and sudden violence including mass shootings.

But the cause of that correlation is not the content of the video game. It's a little known problem discovered when it caused mental breaks for office workers.

Subliminal Distraction can be connected to mass shootings not just school shootings. The Atlanta Day-trader had that exposure and did not play video games. The Virginia Tech shooter created the "special circumstances" for Subliminal Distraction exposure when he used the suite common room to study with his laptop while roommates walked by ignoring him. That's a description of SD exposure. Cho was also a computer game player.

When a video game is played in a location with detectable movement in peripheral vision that is the "special circumstances" for Subliminal Distraction exposure. Those who have this exposure will eventually experience paranoia, fear, panic attacks, depression and thoughts of suicide.

VisionAndPsychosis.Net is a five-year investigation of Subliminal Distraction.

The explanation of this phenomenon is four pages in Word on this site page.
http://visionandpsychosis.net/Virginia_Tech_Shooti...




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