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The Philosophy of the Game

The Philosophy of the Game

Mankind has accumulated a lot of knowledge and lately, in connection with the development of technology, the amount of knowledge is growing steadily. At the same time, old knowledge becomes obsolete, and it is obvious that we must do some compression—packaging that knowledge. This implies the existence of the category of value of the knowledge. Humanity evolves in stages, and each time, with the advent of a new era, this criterion looks different. However, it’s hard not to notice that behind the change of decorum (for example the etiquette of the royal court in the modern corridors of power) there remains an essential component, which is practically not subject to change. And that essential part can be expressed quite efficiently. The essence is the same. These problems manifest themselves most acutely in the human realm. There have been insights in this area. One of those brilliant insights is that game is a method of compression. Continue reading

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