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How Intelligence Leads to Avoidance
Preserving ego can be due to being addicted to video games. Gamers start to develop an identity around intelligence which leads to avoidance. Game addiction can reinforce this behavior. For self improvement and mental health, it's important for someone with video game addiction to value experience over intelligence.
One of the biggest problems that gamers have is moving into the real world and doing things outside of the game. I mean if you guys could do whatever you wanted to outside of the video game you wouldn't be here you. You wouldn't be listening to me and that's a perfectly reasonable problem to have.
As crazy as that sounds and what I'd like to do is start by digging into where does that come from, why is it that you guys may have things that you want to do but have trouble actually doing. You have hopes, you have desires, you have dreams, you even know what you shouldn't be doing, but you have trouble doing it”
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