#system #economics #attribution #habit-1


A system might create situations where people have to compete. In such case the natural tendency is to develop hard feelings towards the "winner", while those feelings could or should be directed towards the system's policies.

« Don't hate the player hate the game » is a locution illustrating this.


Understanding the context and playing the game rather than others is a way of taking Personal responsibility (#1)

A good example of hating the player rather than the game is Poor on poor


Quora / What does the phrase "Don't hate the player, hate the game" mean? provides some some examples.