Fortnite and the generation of doom | 3/23/2019 | Staff
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If you’re a parent or grandparent of a middle schooler, I don’t need to define Fortnite—the video game sensation. For the rest of you, it’s the latest in an onslaught of worries facing parents, educators, and medical professionals. One recent article lamented that some 5th graders had signs of carpel tunnel from hand overuse. Not to mention the worries about gaming addiction.

Sigh. Today’s kids do not have it any easier with all the advancements in technology. They are responsible for higher academic expectations—many requiring computers while at the same time their use of computers and video games has to be carefully monitored. A world of porn and potential harm lurks menacingly behind those screens.

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So, are today’s kids doomed to a life of online addictions? No. But a few will, just like every generation copes with addiction—alcohol seemed to hit my parent’s generation. Mine has dealt with drugs.

But my generation wasn’t doomed any more than Generation Next is. Choice is...
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