Everyone Is Caught In The ContestEveryone Is Caught In The ContestTheme:contest culture, play, Original PlaySummaryTranscript
The kids then are left with nothing to do so they wander around and begin nudge each other and say, I'll play with you. What does that mean? How am I supposed to play with you as a human? So you get collision, punches, kicks, and teachers say no, we can't touch, again because I might get sued. It's a very uncomfortable space to be in for children, for adults, because the original nature of play has become destroyed, counterfeited and the adults don't quite know what to do with the original sense of play because that looks too chaotic.