When did winning become a bad word?

At a recent school event parents were warned to suppress their “competitive urge”. When did winning become a bad word. When did average start receiving accolades? Children have to realize that there are people capable of running faster than they can and it is alright. Back in the day there were winners and losers and we survived. Creating an environment that eliminates competition is unrealistic. Read the linked story and share your thoughts.

http://dailycaller.com/2014/05/23/grade-school-field-day-flyer-warns-parents-competitive-urge-to-win-will-be-kept-to-a-minimum/

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  • vamain  On May 29, 2014 at 7:15 pm

    The school probably made this statement for overly-exuberant parents, such as those of little leaguers, etc. who think their kids are the greatest and the h with the other kids.

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