In Mother Night, Kurt Vonnegut writes: "We are what we pretend to be. . . ." Darkon [a live-action role-playing game] is made up of hundreds of people who spend the majority of their lives pretending to be high-school students, soldiers back from Iraq, administrative assistants, waiters, project managers, probate lawyers, retail clerks.
. . . But Darkon shows them for who they really are: warriors, princesses, magicians, kings and queens.—Grady Hendrix, "Feel the Sting of My Foam Sword"
Recreation and leisure are sometimes seen as minor and unimportant topics. Which of the following quotations helps to explain why there is a whole chapter in the text devoted to recreation and leisure?