We're Number What? Winning as a Cultural Icon

Mary Louise Bringle

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/2003

Issue: Icons of Culture (Vol. 23, No 3, Summer, 2003)

Our cultural emphasis on winning at all costs, while producing many striking results, exacts a heavy toll on individuals and society. It also places Christians into conflict with Jesus’ admonition that “whoever wants to be first must be a servant.”

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