Linked by Dmitrij D. Czarkoff on Fri 31st Aug 2007 08:54 UTC
Editorial This article is an answer to "Competition Is Not Good" by Kroc and reading it wouldn't be comfortable without switching to and from the original article. I wrote it just because I do strongly disagree with Kroc and I believe I can prove that he is not as close to truth as it may seem from the first glance.
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Like in games
by aldeck on Fri 31st Aug 2007 14:24 UTC
aldeck
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2006-12-07

Competition and/or cooperation etc... Good, bad.. depends on the rules, how they are applied, if they are the same for all etc.., great games plays with great rules. A rule can encourage newcomers, another one will generate frustration, a bad referee in soccer will generate violence (i believe computer game generate much less violence due to trusted impartial rules).

Sometimes you need open cooperation to be able to enjoy competition. Imagine a car race videogame, racing 1km ahead of the others is no fun for anybody, it becomes really enjoyable when there's somebody on your tail. So you have an interest in ensuring that the other players increase their strenght, train them, so that you can enjoy the next race and increase your skills again ;)

almost off topic :-)
two cents.

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