participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world*
Instead of calling everything a game, we should think of everything as playable: capable of being manipulated in an interesting and appealing way within the confines of its constraints.**
I often share this thought as its espoused by Frederick Buechner,
How it is that we find our purpose where
our deepest joy meets the world’s greatest need.
This suggests to me a wonderful free-market economy in which
we each identify our art or invention that will be
meet the need of another –
This is what all art strives for:
the creation of a living permanence^ –
Not for everyone, but for
*Susan Cain’s Bittersweet;
**Ian Bogost’s Play Anything;
^John O’Donohue’s Benedictus.
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