Should books have ratings similar to movies?

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  • K_Michael
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    Why shouldn't books be rated for the depiction of graphic, unsettling, or mature content in a similar way to movies?
  • Dr.Franklin
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    I think it already is but it is hidden inside the book and based on the authors opinion, not a standard rating system

    there is no war on books like video games or movies too
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    --> @K_Michael
    There is. There are 18+ text porn sites with content that would be illegal to print in an under-18 environment.
  • SupaDudz
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    Books are different than video games because of the visualization a reader must have. If a reader can not proper visualize the situation, then there book does not effect them. On Amazon if you order a book, it will tell you an age range. Or if you go a library, the library will list it in "Mature" "Teen" "Kids"
  • Crocodile
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    There's a lot of "erotic literature", like RM said. It's illegal to show people under 18.
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    ( ͡ʘ ͜ʖ ͡ʘ)
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    why you gotta say that. I searched up "erotic literature", and you know what I did.

    I had the same reaction as when Gordon Ramsay saw recycled dead oxen meat used in a steak, and then I cleared my history for unwanted, but needed cleansing, and that is the only rotting thing. 
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    User discretion is advised. 
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    Yes. It is even funnier because I am literally 'User". Yeah. I am not searching for that again. 
  • sadolite
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    I'm not to worried about books, Not many kids even read books or even know how to read .  For those that do, I believe they have already far surpassed the intellectual level of their non reading counter parts and don/t need mothering anymore/