A Nation Of Wimps | Quote 01662

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The importance of play is thoroughly counterintuitive. Play looks like a waste of time—looks like—because it is not goal directed. That is the very essence of play, activity that’s not goal directed. And we adults are goal directed. So we trivialize kids’ play. It gets in the way of other things we want to do on our way to achievement…

Quote ID: 01662

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Hara Estroff Marano

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A Nation Of Wimps

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