When people argue that school is great for teaching socialization, I've often casually remarked, "Compared to what? School is a lot better for socialization than staying home alone playing videogames, but that's a really low bar." But EconLog reader Joe Munson interestingly argues that I'm underrating videogames. Reprinted with his permission:Hey Bryan,As a long time reader of your blog, and fellow strange person, I really enjoyed your book, though I can't help but notice that you often say in interviews school might help socialization more than video games, but I must respectfully disagree, especially now with the new online cooperation intensive games. Overwatch and StarCraft 2 are the most
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