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January 30th, 2008 - Adventures in Engineering — LiveJournal
The wanderings of a modern ronin.

Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2008-01-30 13:13
  Subject:   Are adult video gamers a symptom of a society full of man-children?
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  Mood:ranty
  Music:Consolidated - No Answer For A Dancer
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Hymowitz dubbed this new generation of young men with the derogatory title "Child-men", saying that because of their attraction to these entertainment forms and their seeming lack of strong commitment skills that we had a maturity gap emerging within society. Young men were no longer rushing to the alter or marrying childhood sweethearts and she seems to place the cause of this on games for one. These "Child-men" came to light because she had spoken with a number of young women and these ladies had decried the lack of good candidates for marriage on the traditional timescale.

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/opinion/points/stories/DN-hymowitz_27edi.ART0.State.Edition1.378ca5b.html

So, first of all, let me sound the obligatory: "No Kay, we're are not getting off your lawn. Rant and rave and shake your walker and wave your cane all day long, WE'RE NOT GETTING OFF YOUR LAWN, YOU SORRY OLD KILLJOY FART WHO HATES EVERYTHING FUN! NEENER-NEENER BOOBOO!!!" Heheheh.

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Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2008-01-30 23:02
  Subject:   Jaguar is the new Cougar.
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  Mood:complaining cuz I'm jealous
  Music:David Lee Roth - Hot For Teacher
  Tags:  humor, reddit

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