Great post. My thoughts:
#1 Too many people are concerned about "winning", or "not losing" thier game(s). Competition in life, and games, doesn't really make it more fun, cooperation does. Cooperating in order to "win" is a poor substitute for cooperating to have fun helping others.
#2 From an enlightenment perspective, it is indeed all the sounds, tastes, smells, color and feelings of our personal game that keeps us from experiencing what is really true.
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