Finite And Infinite Games

“There are at least two kinds of games. One could be called finite, the other infinite. A finite game is played for the purpose of winning, an infinite game for the purpose of continuing the play.”

James P. Carse

Much of what I write and think about revolves around how we can think about the finite games we like to play in infinite ways.

How can we program ourselves to relish opportunities for growth, even when they look like failures?

How do we play to win while also play simply to keep playing?

And how do we play finite games alongside those who can’t see the infinite possibility within all games?

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