E19S7: Playing for Peace with Dr. Mark Young

Summary & Key takeaways

Closing Season 7 of the infamous 2020 year, we talk about playing games for peace with Dr. Mark Young.  Dr. Young believes that humans urge to play is greater than humans urge to fight. He has been thinking about and playing games for the past 19 years.  He is the founder and CEO of Rational Games Inc.

Rational Games is a social enterprise that uses games to teach about and engage in the transformation of conflicts.  At Rational Games they teach negotiation, develop games and an app and also are engaged in philanthropical ventures to help about peace and conflict transformation through games.

Dr. Young is an independent author, trainer, consultant, with many years practical and academic experience in the area of negotiation, mediation and conflict management skills.

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*Episode recorded on November 27th, 2020

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Rational Games Inc.

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Dr. Mark Young LinkedIn 


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