When I was young, we were always taught to win. To win at something, it means that your opponents will have to lose. It is for that very reason why everytime we finish playing “Monopoly” board games with our friends or relatives, we don’t feel good about it – even as we finish the game as a winner.
Monopoly is a game created for a zero-sum game. That means that in order to win the game, the others will have to lose. And you have to make the other party succumb to bankruptcy to the very end in order for the person to lose. Though some may argue that’s what actually happens in real life, it’s just too cruel for the kids especially when they should be learning good moral practice in life.
Derk Solko, a co-founder of the Boardgamegeek commented:
“Monopoly has you grinding your opponents into dust. …