The Purpose of Rules and Principles
There is something we can all learn from this as we think about the rules we put in place, whether it is to maintain order amidst the potential for chaos, to right a wrong, to protect people from harm, or to simply try to ensure there is fairness to all involved.
Rules can of course serve an important purpose. In the case of the Olympic Gymnastics, if the purpose of this rule was as it seemed to be - to ensure one country didn’t dominate the medal rounds - then perhaps they succeeded. Read the full article here.