Winning and losingWinning and losingTheme:winning and losing, competitionSummaryTranscript
One competing against the other. At this stage is completely out of keeping, it's inappropriate to the stage of development itself. A child only their own, naturally, will never play in that fashion. That isn't play again. When the minute we come in with organized sports, with adults calling the shots, the rules and regulations, doing all the training of the kids and all, you have conditioning. You don't have models. The adult is not modeling. The child is not following the adult model. The adult is conditioning the child in certain forms of behavior. And so from that kind of intervention or interference, the natural intelligence of socialization in its first form is not going to unfold.