Essential Joseph Chilton Pearce 44Play, Intelligence & LearningTheme:play, higher capacities, competitionSummaryTranscript
The state of authentic play, as opposed to cultural competition, is the state of true learning and it is universal. Play for the Eskimo child will involve completely different content from a child living in the Philippines, but the state of engaged, entrained, play-full learning will be the same. Content is incidental to the leaning blueprint. The blueprint will respond to an infinite variety of content. The blueprint is to learn and learning to the child is play.