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[–] Fancy451 1 points -1 points (+0|-1) ago  (edited ago)

I disagree. I used to play eve online. I learned more about buisness, politics and leadership playing that game then the rest of my life combined. I had some great nights getting drunk and roaming around with awesome people having good fights with my girl cheering me on. It tested my skills harder then any job I had had up until that point. And it was cathartic. Coming home after a stressful day at work and then pointing artillery cannons and blasting the shit out of people made me feel like my life wasn't so dull.

It's a double edged sword, like booze. If you do it right, it can improve your life, even open doors. But if you overdo it like a junkie, it'll ruin you.

If someone can't act in their own self interest and just want to sit around and get fat in their mom's basement, that's on them. Not on video games. They'd have gotten addicted to something.