I'm wondering when Gilgamesh and Hamlet became American culture.
Everyone knows Shakespeare was Klingon.
I am inclined to agree with Jude in that video games are an art form and are, therefore, worth being viewed from that perspective. Not every book is a literary classic. So why should video games be judged by the countless, soon forgotten time wasters that fill the market?
When I see something on a 'required reading' list, I am not immediately convinced that it even has to be 'good'. Great Gatsby, I'm looking at you
. To me, it just means that particular piece is of some significance.
But then, rules, requirements and even definitions are more malleable to me that it seems most others. The world seems to be in constant flux to me, so I happily embrace change and challenging the status quo.