Children should be allowed to get bored
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March 27th, 2013 (11:45 AM).
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... Boredom is not the lack of thought, as many presume, it's the lack of action...
That's a really insightful perspective! So using videogames/TV to solve "boredom" would deal with the lack of action, but encourage the lack of thought, making kids less creative? For a non-bored person, they're usually doing something they enjoy, so the need for both thought and action is satisfied. From this point of view, it appears that videogames/TV would satisfy action at the expense of thought. And procrastination would be satisfying thought without action! XD
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