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Daily Archives: August 26th, 2009

The Virtual Male World

  In the previous post on electronic games, I wrote: Electronic entertainment is one of the few realms in which boys can still be boys. I agree with Ron on this point. And, it’s a very important consideration. But, it shouldn’t be that way. Virtual games, at least the obsessive and exclusive playing of them, are not a good replacement for […]

Boys and Electronic Games, Cont.

  Ron Purewal replies to my post, Boys and Electronic Games. Ron makes a number of important points. His most interesting argument is that electronic games represent ”one of the few places left in our society where boys can still unabashedly be boys” Mr. Purewal writes: In that post, you wrote: “Can the outward passivity that is so characteristic […]