Time to rethink the stereotypes about video games.

Remember kids — this does not excuse playing Halo or Call of Duty for 12 hours a day. That’s still a bad idea. Balance gaming with other fun and intellectually challenging activities like going outside, philosophical discourse, reading, and talking to real people.

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