Are We Being Unfair When We Say That Grinding Sucks?

I hate feeling like a cog in the machine—like my actions don't matter, like I'm wading through tedium before I can get to the 'meaningful' part. Tedium exasperates me, makes me start thinking about depressing things like not reaching my true potential. This is true in both real life as well as in games. So it should… » 1/03/13 8:30pm 1/03/13 8:30pm