If Winning isn't everything, why do they Keep the Score?
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|Akanchha Tiwari said: (Mar 9, 2018)|
|Yeah, it's true, winning is not everything.|
Think if a person wants to win every time even without doing hard work and when they lose suddenly then they will find mistakes in others, not in themselves.
Winning and losing is like a double-edged sword. If winning encourages us to continue same work in future then Losing equally teach us to do hard work, to realise our mistakes. Every time it does not matter to win but its matter to learn every time. When we lose we try to search for new ideas and we do lots of hard work for the great victory. After a lot of hard work and after searching new and great ideas to win, when a person succeeds with a great victory then he/she realise the importance of losing a game and realise how that lose turn them into a strong man.
So winning does not mean to think we are stronger then anyone but its like to realise that we are capable to do anything and there is nothing impossible to do any task unless we put our hard work. Winning is just to encourage people but a person who chooses his field with passion and interest, for them winning and losing does not matter. The only thing is matter is to do their best in that field and to learn from mistakes.
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|Pankaj said: (Feb 13, 2018)|
|Being a sportsman, it feels bad when we lose. But that's not the point where we stop it's that point where the entire team focus on to improve, we fight for win and scores never mattered me yet.|
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|Riya Mitra said: (Jan 2, 2018)|
|No, well winning a match and keeping the score are two different things. Whenever you are playing, you play with an expectation of winning. Everyone plays for it. But the question is what if you don't win?|
In every match, each player gives their best to make their team win. The competition is not only between the two team, it is between the players as an individual. As individual players need to improve their skills too by making more score than their previous one. The winning of a team doesn't depend on a single player but an individual winning definitely depends on their daily performance. And if there any lack of their performance they can learn from it and do better in their next match.
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|Manish Giri said: (Dec 8, 2017)|
We will discuss it by an example of cricket. If viral is scoring well definitely he is doing it for winning but unfortunately sometimes he loses the match.
Losing the match doesn't mean that Virat's effort went in waste. It simply means that he put his best no matter matter they win or loss.
So Winning isn't everything it is effort which ensure your next victory.
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|Amit said: (Oct 6, 2017)|
According to this topic, winning is not everything, your participation and sincere efforts is what of utmost importance. If you think that by completing certain work in life, will notakr way for your goal. So, if you choose to not to work on that and wait for your type of work then it's wrong. If you choose to work on it, then you will gain experience of how to tackle problems, your weakness in certain areas. So it will improve knowledge that will help you to gain success in the work that is need to be achieved.
So, we always need to score or participate, although the winning or achieving it is not important to us.
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|Manpreet said: (Sep 8, 2017)|
|Yes. Winning is not everything. But if there will be no scores there would be no competition. If there will be no competition there would not be any zeal and enthusiasm. And most important if there would be no winning then there would be no losing also. Which is integral to move forward whether in games or in life.|
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|Anjana said: (Aug 14, 2017)|
|Winning or losing is not the matter, participation is important. Participatio certificate is provided to motivate the players. Score is there to know where the players are? Participating on everything is good. Winning is secondary. Just participate and success will come for you.|
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|Shubha said: (Aug 6, 2017)|
|You win or lose, your life doesn't end there. Here the importance is given to the participation.|
If you win it shows how hard work you're.
If you loose it shows where you have missed. So that you can work on it, and correct them in the next match.
They keep the score because to increase the level of competition between two teams, If there is no competition there is no game.
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|Simran said: (Jul 27, 2017)|
|I think this sentence can be determined in two ways first one is if we win any game are task our parents feel so proud of us all though they also have some expectation from us. Not only on the game but in any felid or task. On the other hand, if we lose the game we can analyse ourself that how much we have to work hard on that particular game are a task.|
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|Linda said: (Jul 17, 2017)|
|Everybody proclaims that winning isn't everything, well that has a modicum of truth but the question is why do we keep the score?|
The answer to this question is pretty simple, people work to satiate their hunger for success and scores are just the motivation to get ahead. Everybody needs some motivation or incentive which the scoreboard is providing in this case. Scores define your performance, it reflects those areas where you lag so that you can work upon it and also highlights the areas where you excel. Participation and sincere efforts that you put in is for a purpose and winning is that purpose, it is that goal which has to be achieved.
Goals in life give you a certain direction. People move in the direction of their goals and defeat every hurdle with zeal but if there's no goal there's no direction. When we say winning isn't everything, we imply the fact that our life does not depend on the outcome of a game. The cardinal point is the learning process which is facilitated by the scoreboard. Winning and losing are just the superficial parts of a game, the main aim is to improve, participate, perform and do better every time.
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|Manas Dhruve said: (Jun 14, 2017)|
|Hello, Guys, I think the first and foremost important thing about a game is participation.|
Considering the Winning factor, it is the potential of an individual as to how as a team they are playing together against another team. WINNING defines the criteria or the difference between the two teams on that particular day & location. It is rather more important to rely on the fact that one should play its own game and compete with its own the next time.
The Score to be precise is the measurement/quality which a player inputs into the game, and at the end, the well-deserved player is awarded based on this score.
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|Anunay said: (Jun 14, 2017)|
|I think winning is everything no matters how as everything is fair in love and war and Sports is like a war. Thank you.|
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|Tarun Manhas said: (Jun 3, 2017)|
|Well, friends the topic in discussion here is forcing us to focus deeply on the root level of games and sportsmanship. Winning is not everything, it means that there is no value of a win if someone does not possess sportsmanship. It's a fact that every team on the field plays for victory only and to compare the performances of the team, the score is necessary. That's why it is said winning is not important, the way you play the game is important. As match score can only calculate one's performance but not sportsmanship, they are restricted to field only whereas sportsmanship is a part of personality.|
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|Raj said: (Apr 21, 2017)|
|Well, in my point of view, winning and losing is a part of life. But in the other hand If you can't win then other can win your game. So it is necessary to win in every competition not only in games but also in other works as well. And scores are the most important things in every games or works, without scoring you can't measure the capability of an individuals or a team.|
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|Saurav K Singh said: (Apr 11, 2017)|
|Winning is not everything it doesn't mean that we don't require to compete or fight. Everytime we compete for something we require to put our full effort but sometimes even after giving your 100% you lose. Then we say that winning is not everything and things which you learnt from this lose is of more importance. But obviously scores or rank is necessary as it is benchmark of performance and it keeps passion in competition and keep you motivated to compete.|
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|Happy said: (Mar 25, 2017)|
|According to me, score is not just a number. It shows the performance level of a team or an individual. If you we go in deep we find, it's true that matches are only for amusement and fun but a team/individual wins that only because of their practice and support of associations. That also shows how their countries support sports. Lastly, score helps in keeping the spirit and motivation of game alive.|
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|Mayur Ugale said: (Mar 19, 2017)|
|Yes, winning isn't everything but there is a requirement of something to measure one's performance. So that it will help to improve once performance & to give better result next time. It will also help to play more enthusiastically So I think there is need of score for performance measurement.|
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|Manish Hota said: (Feb 27, 2017)|
|Yes, winning is not everything but it means a lot. I would like to say;|
By keeping score, performance between the participating teams can be compared and analysed. It tells about the strength and weakness of a team.
By keeping score, there will always be an enthusiasm among the players to do better the every next time.
It also makes the game interesting, the players, as well as spectators, enjoy the games.
The Score system is one of the best criteria to award any deserving candidate/player.
And this is all how the scoring system keeps the spirit of games alive. Thanks.
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|Jatin said: (Feb 15, 2017)|
|Yes, we all admit that winning isn't everything but according to me scores are mandatory because whether it is cricket, hockey, badminton or something else, 1 thing is similar in all of them, they all are a "game" a play of performance, and performance can only be measured in terms of scores.|
Moreover, if scores were not there it would be very difficult to know where to stop. As apart from time score is the biggest factor that fixes the end point of a game.
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|Vaibhav Patel said: (Jan 21, 2017)|
Acc. to my point of view, there is two meaning of this statement, first, participation in the game and second proof for what you are participating for, if we take part in the game, it shows that there is a quality of accepting the challenge and there is a challenge in the game if we set a target (score). Yes, it is truth that winning isn't everything but if we didn't get anything after participation, it will totally useless and if there isn't any target then we keep moving and moving in the space. So if we win or loose the game doesn't matter but what you get from this, is the point.
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|Stuffseeker said: (Jan 21, 2017)|
|Basically, every sport is a token of enthusiasm for mankind when it comes to a point that how much enthusiastic, there needs an attribute for it which is obviously "Score". And without it, we cannot measure any sport.|
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|Reno said: (Jan 10, 2017)|
|They keep scoring because they are participating in the game, but most of all one does not only engage to win but to observe, consider the elements that needs to be considered after a lost of a game os gain so that they can strike and place more effort into achieving their goal.|
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|Krishan Kumar Singh said: (Jan 3, 2017)|
According to me,
Winning isn't everything of any game/work.
Winning isn't important if you participating.
If you win the game/work, you can motivate by you, If you lost they're your mental pressure has gone high.
It depended on you that Winning is not everything.
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|Happy said: (Dec 23, 2016)|
|I agree that winning is not everything. Fun is equally important. If one would lose then he/she would be got a message for next time and it leads to improvement so winning is not everything.|
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|Naresh said: (Nov 30, 2016)|
|A game is played between two nations not merely for fun but far beyond it. It depicts the whole population of the nation. Of course, winning isn't everything, recently England has lost to India but a fantastic innings was played by hammed who was injured to just delay the inevitable loss for England which was appreciated by many. That shows the spirit of players. The scores are counted because obviously, everyone can't represent a nation unless he is best the nation can send to represent. It also pushes the players to perform consistently. One more reason could be that viewers get bored if there is no competition.|
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|Saravana said: (Nov 25, 2016)|
|Hey, Guys. |
I would like to say something about this. Sports is not about win or loose something. All you have to do is show your passion, everyone has their own style. Never hide it.
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|Lambodar said: (Nov 17, 2016)|
|There is a thing called status which every player has to maintain.|
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|123 said: (Nov 14, 2016)|
|This is so because our previous scores keep us determined to improve for next time.|
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|Kavitha said: (Oct 25, 2016)|
|Scores are not kept just to determine who wins. Scores can help in pushing the players to perform better. Competition motivates an individual to perform to his best potentiometer and with all spirit. Scores also make the game interesting for viewers and participants. Competition is essential to judge a person's confidence. Also, scores will tell which player performed the best. It will be a good indicator of performance.|
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|Aman Gupta said: (Sep 14, 2016)|
"Sports without Competition is like a Meal without Spices".
1) Keeping scores raises the competitive spirit between the participants so they are pushed to perform better.
2) Any sport is nothing without the viewers, Maintaining scores make the game interesting for the participants as well as the viewers.
3) Scoring acts as a catalyst in improving the standard of sports.
Although scoring and competition are essential ingredients for any sports but I will conclude that "Winning in a game is not everything" but "Wanting to win" is the most important thing in any sport.
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|Rudrakshya said: (Sep 4, 2016)|
Yeah, we often say winning is not everything and we really mean it too. But we are participating in a competition, the goal is to give your best, to be on the top. How can we compare ourselves with our competitors without maintaining score? This is the one thing that keeps us pushing forward to work harder, to play more dedicated if we score lower than our opponents. The aim is to give your best shot and to get better and better every time. The moment you stop counting scores you are gonna lose your interest to play. So after everything winning doesn't matter.
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|Aditya said: (Sep 4, 2016)|
|Games and sports are loved for their competition entertainment zeal and teamwork. A country like India where cricket is part of day to day life of people if scores will not be kept then there will be any competition as players will know that they are not going to loose team spirit will vanish there will be no entertainment and zeal as there will be no hustle and games and sports will lose their fan following and charm.|
However, this is also right that winning isn't everything because by participating you at least learn every time. So scores do matter.
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|Ravikiran said: (Aug 26, 2016)|
The score is the thing which can show the capabilities of teams which are fighting for the win. Scoring is like a scale to measure the capabilities.
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|Khushbu Bharti said: (Aug 19, 2016)|
In my opinion winning is not everything and scoring criteria should be kept because If people don't keep the score then there will be no race and no excitement. And If scores are kept we can understand what level of expertise they reached. So Score is importance for the individual.
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|Anurag said: (Aug 12, 2016)|
What my opinion here is scores are the points which we are getting in any competition. As far as competition is concern competitions are there to judge the one's ability that how can he or she handle's the situation in the given sort of time.
So what I think here is competition is something which is needed to judge an individual and his mental ability as well. Also, it tells us how confident one is in handling a situation.
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|Puni said: (Aug 9, 2016)|
|They keep score to evaluate the performance of the people.|
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|Rp1 said: (Aug 9, 2016)|
|I think that winning is important but only up to the point where you are satisfied with your win but not angry or too upset with your loss. As for keeping score, it's a way of determining how you need to improve and how you're already doing. Before even trying to win you need to know you strengths and weaknesses. Also, if you work hard, you are obviously more happy with your win. Even, so dwelling too much on a bad score prevents you from moving forward and trying harder.|
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|Abhishek said: (Jul 17, 2016)|
|I agree that yeah score is not at all important in the game, but can anyone please tell me how will you evaluate the performance of the players. I think it's quite impossible without score. It is only the score which enables the players to watch their performance. I think game without score is same as ship without radar.|
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|Patrica Booty said: (Jun 28, 2016)|
|Instead of focusing on what other people are doing, just try to realize your own dreams. Dreams can turn into reality, if we move towards them consistently. Just be focused towards your dreams and goals of life. If you want to achieve your goals, it simply means that you have to take proper steps at the right time. It is never too late to realize your dreams and follow them with full passion and enthusiasm. If you work hard and do all the planning, then you can surely achieve your goal easily. Through competitions, you can get a chance to win many opportunities which can help you to fulfill your dreams.|
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|Tanmay Sharma said: (Jun 20, 2016)|
|It is important (I mean score) because it tracks us where we are, and what should we do in order to move forward.|
We can compare it with our education as here knowledge is important than why we keep examinations. Here come the point, that is to track ourselves and to think where we are lagging and what measure we should take in order to reach where we want to.
The win comes with an accuracy of multiple factors and these factors are dependent on what is our score.
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|Samara said: (Jun 18, 2016)|
|A score is necessary because,|
* It used as a measure of the performance index.
* It helps the player to compare their performance and encourages them to perform better.
* Awarding prizes and medals to the highest scorer motivates him and encourages other players.
* Prizes can be awarded only if scoring system is there.
* In the absence of scoring system no player will take the pain to perform better.
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|Priyanka J Nair said: (Jun 10, 2016)|
|Yes, winning is not everything. But it is a step towards achieving your goal. Keeping no score is equivalent to being stuck in one place. If you want to move forward you need to know where you stand and where you want to stand. I am not saying losing is a step backward, in fact, thats what helps you understand your position and help you overcome your flaws. Winning is the reward you get for doing so. So, while the score is important, do not let it get to your head.|
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|Sajida said: (Jun 7, 2016)|
In my opinion winning is not everything and scoring criteria should be kept because it will help in setting certain parameters that will help an individual to measure its performance and take corrective measures to improve the same. It'll also motivate an individual to fully utilize its energy and skills as well as to work hard to improve its performance.
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|Neeraj said: (May 9, 2016)|
Actually "winning is not everything" this kind of mind set up varies person to person that which kind of person you are and which kind of attitude you having with yourself if a person trying to convey that winning isn't everything it means that person wants to do more that that winning.
That's why they keep making high score and don't count their winnings.
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|Pqr said: (Mar 23, 2016)|
|-> Scoring is necessary to rate the individual's performance.|
-> Records can be made only when scoring is done eg. 100 international centuries by Sachin.
-> If there will be no scoring then no one will put the efforts to win and ultimately there will be no fun and competition.
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|Abc said: (Mar 23, 2016)|
|Winning and losing is a part of life. But scoring is necessary to rate the hard work put by an individual. If there is no scoring, then no one will put the effort to win.|
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|K Meghana said: (Feb 7, 2016)|
|I think winning is important for every individual. Any person who is not having the confidence that they are going to win makes them feel confident that they are going to achieve anything and everything in their life if they win.|
Similarly if a person looses also they may learn a lesson from it and should not repeat the mistake again. But winning doesn't matters, one should learn some important concept and boost their knowledge.
So as to increase and to inculcate the habit of learning score is the most important thing which makes them feel satisfied and it gives an encouragement to gain more knowledge and they will also try to gain more and more knowledge in their future.
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|Abhishek said: (Jan 24, 2016)|
|Hi, I partially agree with the topic that winning isn't everything, but it is something. One always has a second chance to do better and for the same score is used. It is to scale ones effort and talent. If someone loose because the other one is more talented, than he/she must use more effort next time, so to win over other's talent. It matters when someone is paid for winning or they do lots of hard work. It does not matter only when it is just for fun.|
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|Anshul Khare said: (Jan 17, 2016)|
|Winning is not important, but the thing is what strategies you are making for the game and what things you learn from your mistake. Score's are only numbers which gives result of our preparation. If we work hard enough we will surely have a good result. And that result will be shown on our scores.|
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|Nitin Agarwal said: (Nov 18, 2015)|
|Winning is not Everything. But the zeal to win make people learn better and the scores help them understand the improvements they are making. So be it a sports, curriculum activities or your academics, Competition and scores teach you to learn and improve. This helps in positive contribution in any real task that he/she must have to undertake in any point of time in her life.|
Friends, with this note I would like to bring about one more view that no learning is a waste. The learning and effort put by you may come into effect at any instance or age till you live. So be Positive!
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|Kavipriya said: (Oct 13, 2015)|
|According to me, winning in a any task is not that they are succeeded in his or her life, scores are used for fixing target for a particular game or a task. So, it is needed sometimes to take decision that which team is performing better and to motivate them to achieve anything big.|
Nowadays, only based on scores only, the school students are entering into a good college. Good marks are used for particular period and not for entire life. So, avoid seeing the scores and see each and everyone's talent. In sports, they use the scores to fix a goal, if the runs are not there, then they will not show interest and their hidden talents.
That's why they are keeping scores or runs for all fields to become our world as competitive one. So, each and every one should not keep score as target, they should improve their own skills in various fields, that shows winning is everything and it's reality.
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|Kunj said: (Oct 10, 2015)|
|In my opinion, winning is not everything but it is most of everything, when person strives for something with his whole heart and puts in efforts he deserves it and for that scores are must, even for the loser he gets to know where he lacks and can always improve as there is always a room for improvement.|
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|Shubh said: (Oct 2, 2015)|
|Hello I am Shubh.|
We all know that every coin has two sides either good or bad. In the same way when two persons try for the same thing then there is always a competition. Same condition is in case of sports winners get good prizes i.e. medals and looser don't get anything at that time the question comes if is it really right?
Friends, winning and loosing never matters in any case on how much did you contribute in doing that task matters so much. And if we think on other side that if winning is not everything then why there is competition. Then I wanna say that if there will be no competition then people won't give their best because people work with exception that they may get something and if there isn't any competition then no 1 will take interest hence competitions is necessary.
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|Gopal Agrawal said: (Sep 13, 2015)|
|If scores are not there it makes the judgement of winners difficult and also scoring is necessary in order to evaluate who is performing better than the other. Winning is not everything but there is nothing without winning anything.|
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|Pankhi said: (Sep 11, 2015)|
|Yes, winning is not everything but at the end of the day when we achieve something with a decent score it keeps us motivated. The will to work harder drives us which fetches better results in future. So we can say wining is one of the best possible way to decide where one's life is heading and one can also unleash their hidden potentials at times.|
And when it comes to score it acts like a benchmark which helps in distinguishing between the meritorious and non-meritorious people. Basically, this is one parameter to decide between win and lose.
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|Vasanti said: (Aug 19, 2015)|
|In my point of view wining is not everything. But do hard work for winning is most important I want to explain this with one example which happen with me. I and my friend Asma participated in many competitions every time she said we have to score best and we must win in this competition. |
Every time I said her that if we do our best then we must win due this I become more confidant and we try our best and we got it. If sometime you not able to win then also ok. Because life has every time a second chance. You can improve your mistake which done in before competition and try next time at that you defiantly win.
Because of this we improve our drawbacks. After listening our opinions and according to my opinion I concluded that wining is not everything and scores must important in any game.
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|Rajlaxmi said: (Aug 16, 2015)|
In my opinion winning is surely a good feeling a sense of achievement of one's hard work and determination and in the other hand scores reflects how much hard work we have to do and workout on our mistakes again and again. Scores makes a game or an exam more interesting, it creates competition among the players and urge them to give their 100% without scores it would be like food without salt in it.
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|Fxvinay said: (Jul 24, 2015)|
PARTICIPATION IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN WINNING OR LOSING
Parents always think of their child being the best in the world. They think only of winning. But, they don’t realize that wining is not important but participating and learning things is. Success is not always about winning but being happy with the achievements and abilities. Parents should always take care about how they respond to their child’s attempts in any field and this will define the word success for him and eventually determine the spirit with which he will lead the rest of his life. Therefore it is important to appreciate his efforts and encourage him to participate.
Each child is different. One child may excel in class, the other may be good in some other field. So parents should never expect the child to succeed in every task. This will create undue pressure on him.
If you just emphasize on winning, the child may develop a fear of failure and may refuse to participate or he may become over ambitious and may not be able to take failures in his life. Participating helps the child to find out his own positives and negatives. It helps the child to expand his boundaries and explore more.
Parents should never show their emotions if they are dishearten on their losing. They should always show that they are glad at his attempt. Parent’s reaction can either make or break a child’s confidence. Make your child concentrate on his own work rather than how others are preparing or what others are doing.
It is wrong to comment on the judgement or about the result. Unfair or biased result should never be discussed with them. This will induce negative emotions of envy, jealousy, anger towards the people performing better than him. Encouragement by the parents is important at each step. It is important that parents encourage their children to participate, without the fear of outcome. This will help your child to discover his hidden qualities, make him confident and infuse in him the enthusiasm to explore and try new things.
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