Somebody Else's Problem

Published by Matthew Davidson on Sun, 17/06/2012 - 1:30am

Douglas Adams was quite wrong about this: If the problem is somebody else's, it's not invisible; it's endlessly fascinating. If the problem is our own, that is when we find ourselves somewhere between reluctant to and incabable of recognising it's existence.

This is why computer games are so addictive. They permit us the joy of finding a solution without the burden of having to live with it's conseqences.