So, you failed. The screen is black. You are disappointed. BUT, WAIT! The screen comes back up and there you are again. Your health bar is full and this time you are armed with something else. The knowledge and experience gained from what happened the last time.
The single biggest misconception about games is that they're an escapist waste of time. But more than a decade's worth of scientific research shows that gaming is actually one of the most productive ways we can spend time.