Quoting Fenix34, reply 20
Quoting Dedzone007, reply 19
America, as the world has known it up until the 1990s, is dead....and I am dead serious about that statement.
Agreed, and unless some major overhauls are made, it will only get worse.
What that we were a very interventionalist nation during the reign of the USSR? What exactly has changed so much from the 1990s to today that we were already? Economy wasn't exactly a boom neither was education.
Nostalgia. Most people like to think it was better back in the "good ole" days.
Corrupt politicians (check still exist).
Pushing certain kids through school (check still exists).
Shifting economy (check still exists).
Economic calamities (check still exists).
Anti-american sentiment (check still exists).
Anti-american sentiment prevalent with americans (check still exists).
Afraid to fail in video games. Seriously this is laughable as a statement and clearly meant to attack some preconceived notion you have of the US.
Games are clearly meant as an escape for the VAST majority of people, whether it be from board games to the more prevalent digital variety now. Everyone would be playing TIC-TAC-TOE if failure was not a natural process and fun component of playing and mastering video games. Our entire lives starting from birth are ripe with failures that we learn from (how to roll over, walk, tie your shoe, write your name, shoot a basket, kick a ball, catch a ball, perform multiplication, read a book, date a girl, get a job, etc). Seriously you guys hang out with way to many soccer moms.