Some Games Are Played with Other Players


We Are Not Alone

It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.

—John Andrew Holmes

No one ever said on their deathbed, “Gee, I wish I had spent more time alone with my computer.”

—Dani Bunten Berry

Man is a social animal. Humans generally avoid being alone whenever possible. In most cases, we don’t like to eat alone, sleep alone, work alone, or play alone. Prisoners who behave badly are put in solitary confinement, because, although being trapped in a cage with a dangerous criminal is bad, being alone is ...

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