The Young TurksJames Harrison of the Pittsburgh Steelers made his sons return two trophies they received for their participation in an event. He was upset because they didn’t win the trophies and just got them for participating. Harrison believes this a big problem in society. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian (The Point) hosts of The Young Turks discuss.
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“James Harrison, workout maniac, is not down for rewarding mere participation. The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker is apparently forcing his sons, who are eight and six years old, to return “Best of the Batch” trophies.
This reads like the parenting manifesto of someone who saw Whiplash and thought, “Yes. That bald guy gets it. Really makes you think.” In the abstract, sure, incentivizing last place the same as first isn’t going to motivate anyone to work for first. But participation trophies aren’t really a motivator. Kids understand the difference between a ‘thanks for showing up’ party favor and a trophy you get for winning something.”
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