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How teens spend their free time

How teens spend their free time

“I’ll take my kid playing PlayStation all night over getting drunk and driving around, that’s for sure,” one reader says. Illustration by The Atlantic. Source: Archive Photos / Getty. December 22, 2023, 10:35 AM ET Welcome to Up for Debate. Each week, Conor Friedersdorf rounds up timely conversations and solicits reader responses to one thought-provoking question. Later, he publishes some thoughtful replies. Sign up for the newsletter here. Question of the Week Since you’ve gamely indulged my inquiries all year, it’s only fair that I give you a chance to ask me anything––pose a question about any issue under the sun, any article I’ve written or argument I’ve made, or any subject at all that you’d like to see me think through. When I answer, space will be limited, so keep your questions short enough for me to reprint them as prompts. Send your responses to [email protected] or simply reply to this email. Conversations of Note In a bygone newsletter, I asked, “How much time did you spend with peers in adolescence, and what effect …