Monthly Archives:: January 2012

On Everything Bad Is Good For You Pg. 25-62

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Upon leaving off last time, Steven Johnson was just describing a common misconception amongst non-gamers. The fallacy held is that games are just some sort of fluff, inane entertainment, dulling childrens’ minds when they could be doing something better for them, like reading. In all actuality, games are just plain, downright, “…fiendishly, sometimes maddeningly, hard.” […]

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Steven Johnson has some very good points stated within the small amount of pages read. However it seems that he takes forever to actually make his point known, though he does. Johnson also tends to use a lot of filler when explaining his point. Upon reading, something that in a way jumped out at me […]