Pearls of Wisdom: Friedrich Shiller

Man only plays when in the full meaning of the word he is a man, and he is only completely a man when he plays.

[Friedrich Shiller, Letter 15 from On the Aesthetic Education of Man (1794)]

I never really ubderstand the meaiing of this sentences but I like the idea that a man is only completely a man when he plays: usually adult gamers are called “big kids” or somethig else ….

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