late 1940s a number of the more important advisers to
Department psychological warfare campaigns had trained as Marxists at one
point or another during their careers, and were now applying dialectics and
other Marxian insights to the task of psychological warfare." - Christopher
Simpson, Science of Coercion
To control a population turn one
segment against another.
Find divisive issues like -
the death penalty,
To divide a unified target
population take advantage of an upheaval.
thought police to initiate
political witch hunts.
taxpayer funds to fill
coffers of those in government.
military-industrial-corporate-media complex to fight a
war on Iraq to keep
Bechtel and the
oil tycoons empires
Competition in biology and
sociology, is a contest between two or more organisms, animals, individuals,
groups, etc., for territory, a niche, for a location of resources, for
resources and goods, for mates, for prestige, for recognition, for awards, for
group or social status, or
The duality of
competition requires some succeed while others fail.
Competition is essentially
detrimental to every aspect of social interaction.
enjoyment, and productivity
all increase when individuals break out of the neurotic pattern of relentless
A narcissistic state of mind
Narcissitic individuals compete to
establish themselves as the most intelligent,
attractive, or the wealthiest.
Narcissitic individuals compete because they desire acknowledgement,
recoginition and they do so in an attempt to be seen as
"Narcissism can be
conceptualized as a
and enhancement are sought through a variety
of social means with
little regard for the
consequences borne by others.
self-esteem are all
Narcissism is associated with benefits to the individual
that are primarily affective and most evident in the short-term, but the costs
of narcissism are paid by others and, eventually, by the individual in the
Narcissism may be positive in the short term for
individuals, but negative for other people, society, and the individual in the
long term." - Jean Twenge
concepts of competition rest
on false assumptions centered around the
concept of Social
Most major accomplishments throughout human history have
been achieved simply out of a desire to discover or create and
not directly aimed
Social Darwinism is a late
nineteenth century ideology
used to justify social policies which make
no distinction between those
who cause disaster and those who are left to pay to clean up the
Social Darwinism elevates
the notions of:
messianic Supreme Leader, in ancient times
half man-half god offspring of
a sexual union of a mortal woman and
a male procreator
competition between "legal
persons" occurs on a
level playing field;
imperialism is justified as certain
'races' are superior.
The phrase 'survival of the
fittest' implies internal
struggle among members of a species is the overriding concern.
creates a purposeful fundamental
misunderstanding of the theory of
natural selection which states explicitly that survival is dependent upon
changing environmental factors.
"We've seen the gross misuse of
evolution - under the guise of Social Darwinism and the "survival of the fittest" -
to justify class
oppression, monopolies, and
imperialism." - David P. Barash
Group coöperation contributes far
more to reproductive success within the group than competitive inclinations of
individuals directed within the group.
Assume a single violently fierce
alpha male begins a slaughter with a single or multiple murder within a family,
a tribe or other small group.
consumes the group to
the point where there is a question of the continued viability.
other males are all wiped out then if reproduction continues it will be between
close family members and the genetic pool will suffer.
An example can
be seen recently in history with the experience of Fletcher Christian and
mutineers of the Bounty who settled on Pitcairn Island.
John Adams was
the sole male survivor of a party landing
a decade before.
Direct physically confrontational competition has
always been, and still is, a risky strategy that rarely pays
Raising human offspring
is a difficult time consuming undertaking.
Those who coöperate are
more likely to be
Successful groups have a predisposition for
coöperation in offspring.
Coöperation is pervasive within any
successful grouping of humans.
The second myth is competition mints
ÜbermenschSelf-respect and self-esteem is best built outside of
Huckleberry is unable to solve an
teacher asks Huckleberry to think carefully.
Huckleberry is unable to
answer when unwanted attention is directed.
But attention hounds have no
such problem waving hands and sighing.
Finally Morn is called upon and
proudly delivers the correct
The failure of
Huckleberry made it
possible for Morn to
To a Hopi or
Lakota, Morn's performance would be seen
Competition must occur in ALL
cultures to be a part of human nature.
behavior can be an innate trait if a
single culture does not exhibit it !
The third myth is that competition is 'fun'. Play
is fun. Playful competition can be fun. Competiton can be defeating.
original concept of play emphasizes process
Once you introduce a 'need', an outcome, to any
acvtivity then you have shifted the nature of the activity engaged in from
'play' to 'work'.
is for fun while work is for survival.
Two children sit on
opposite sides of a checker board.
A marker is placed on the middle square and the children are told that
they will take turns moving the marker one square at a time for a total of 20
If a child gets the marker to his side of the board, he will
receive a prize.
The game will be played again (4 times total), and the
other child will go first.
Four-and-five-year-old, Anglo-American and
Mexican-American children almost
universally helped one another take turns in winning.
The child who
goes second moves the marker in the direction of the first child's goal so
virtually every game ends with the first child getting a prize.
children had 'fun' and are happy.
Among seven-to-nine-year-olds the
pattern changes completely.
Both Anglo-American and Mexican-American
children that watch
television prevent anyone from winning 50 to 80 per cent of the time.
These children are not
children did not have 'fun'.
seven-to-nine-year-olds with little contact with
MICE culture managed to
coöperate and earn prizes in a
majority of the games.
They had 'fun' and were
The fourth myth is that competitive
frameworks make for the
highest levels of productivity.
of conscious orientation
toward mastery of skills
are found among high achievers, but top achievers show low levels of
Competitiveness consistently correlates negatively with
Those high in achievement were low in competitiveness as
they were focused on the task at hand and were not concerned about monitoring
"The real alternative to being number one is not
being number two but being psychologically free enough to dispense with
rankings all together."- Alfie Kohn
"Television shows like
American Idol and The Bachelor teach us, things that are merely
enjoyed - like singing and falling in 'love" - are
piteously wasted. You have
to make them into contests." - Meghan DaumA belief in
the 'benefit of competition' infects
Competition, an entrenched
part of American popular culture, is carcinogenic to
business and politics
leaving rotting carcasses.
undermine individual growth as well as
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