Our Move from Competition to Collaboration

Alberta Primetime asked: What impact would eliminating score-keeping have on Alberta kids playing minor sports? In my opinion, it’s important to continue to score-keep in sports. Choosing to eliminate score-keeping would take away a valuable and necessary learning opportunity from children. There is a creative tension that exists between collaboration and competition. When teams, organizations, businesses, … Continue reading Our Move from Competition to Collaboration

Aim for the Centre: It Represents a Multi-Dimensional and Balanced Approach

    A Proud Centrist in Life If you understand that opposing values live on a continuum, you recognize that a creative tension exists between them. There is no separation. Embracing this concept will move us away from the divisive and dualistic thinking that pervades our society towards a unified and holistic approach.     … Continue reading Aim for the Centre: It Represents a Multi-Dimensional and Balanced Approach

Do Intellectual Property Rights Hinder Creativity or Protect the Creator?

Larry Lessig - Professor of Law at Stanford Law School presents arguments for limited control to the creator and then advocates to "let that content live freely for people to develop and transform as they want." He draws his arguments from his interpretation of the original intent of the Constitution of the United States and … Continue reading Do Intellectual Property Rights Hinder Creativity or Protect the Creator?

Striking a Balance between Collaboration and Competition

Today's Alberta Primetime Interactive Question is: What impact would eliminating score-keeping have on Alberta kids playing minor sports? In my opinion, it's important to continue to score-keep in sports. Choosing to eliminate score-keeping would take away a valuable and necessary learning opportunity from children. There is a creative tension that exists between collaboration and competition. When … Continue reading Striking a Balance between Collaboration and Competition