Life

The Game You Can’t Win

I used to be a good kid. I sought the approval of my parents, my relatives, my teachers. I really wanted to live up to the high standards that they set for me (endlessly telling me about how much “potential” I had) and I went to some truly ludicrous lengths to do so. I remember, …

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Life

The Real Game

craft (noun) • skill in carrying out one’s work. synonyms:skill, skillfulness, ability, capability, competence, art, talent, flair, artistry, dexterity, craftsmanship, expertise, proficiency, adroitness, adeptness, deftness, virtuosity “a player with plenty of craft“ Ever play the game of Life? I confess, I haven’t in a very long while. As I look back on it now, it seems like a particular kind of cultural conditioning – moving across the board, acquiring the various …

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