The author is delighted for today's youth that studies show that playing video games can be a more effective way of controlling pain than pain killers.
There is a very serious side to these studies that show video game immersion can control pain in chronic suffers but there is a lighter side too.
Can you imagine the brilliance of this excuse that is based on the scientific argument that playing on your Ps3 or Xbox 360 will actually make you feel better? Honestly Mum!
That is just too perfect.