Is video gaming addiction really that bad?

I am 19 and love video games. But many non gamers think that video gaming is probably the worst thing that can happen to society. Many people think they are a pointless waste of time or that they contribute to nothing or that it makes people lack social skills. While there are hundreds of worse addictions out... show more I am 19 and love video games. But many non gamers think that video gaming is probably the worst thing that can happen to society. Many people think they are a pointless waste of time or that they contribute to nothing or that it makes people lack social skills. While there are hundreds of worse addictions out there. Why does video gaming addiction get so much attention?
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