Lucky Success, Video Gaming, Respecting Elders, & Company Loyalty (29m) – Episode 393

Episode 393 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following entries to r/unpopularopinion: Mountain-Bid-4962 writes, “Luck plays a bigger part of success than society wants to admit it does”; ellecon writes, “As a parent, I think gaming is educational and is a great way for a kid/teen to spend their time.”; sstylesh writes, “Respecting your elders just because their older than you doesn’t make sense”; and timleykis101 writes, “Company loyalty is a joke”.

Article: “The Many Benefits, for Kids, of Playing Video Games” by Peter Gray
Article: “Cognitive Benefits of Playing Video Games” by Peter Gray
Article: “Benefits of Play Revealed in Research on Video Gaming” by Peter Gray

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Founder and editor of and, Skyler is a husband and unschooling father of three beautiful children. His writings include the column series “One Voluntaryist’s Perspective” and “One Improved Unit,” and blog series “Two Cents“. Skyler also wrote the books No Hitting! and Toward a Free Society, and edited the books Everything Voluntary and Unschooling Dads. You can hear Skyler chatting away on his podcasts, Everything Voluntary and Thinking & Doing.

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Alex Knight
Alex Knight
1 year ago

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” This was originally the ancient Roman philosopher Seneca.