RE: [gamedesign-l] Re: stealth education
- From: Bager Akbay [mailto:bager@...]
>I feel sorry for early Egyptian engineers. According to a book of mine
> If you try to get the usage of game in Human beings or
> animals history,
> it has always been a simulation of the real life. Game should teach
> everytime, if it does not then there should be a problem.
> Nowadays schools are too far away from it origin. Most of them are
> didactic and boring.
about the divergent histories of Science and Technology, early
engineering efforts were cookbook and very very boring. Huge tables of
unrelated data collection. What we think of today as Scientific Theory
has been seldom employed in human progress. Most of the time, one smart
guy has figured something out and then the rest have propagated it by
In other words, boring didacticism is fundamental to the administration
of human civilizations. Always has been, probably always will be.
Brandon Van Every Seattle, WA
Taking risk where others will not.