Should we encourage younger generations to play more games in an effort to make our world a better place? Joint the conversation.
Yesterday on GOOD, Twitter, and Facebook, we asked our friends: Can playing games teach us valuable life lessons? The question was inspired by a recent Colbert Report interview with Jane McGonigal about her book Reality is Broken: Why Games Make us Better and How They Can Change the World. We didn't get as many responses as we were hoping for. Maybe everyone was too busy gaming.
Here's a sampling of responses from our Twitter followers:
And here is what our Facebook buddies had to say:
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