By the time the fool has learned the game, the players have dispersed.
Rules can be a drag. You have to read them, digest what they mean, endure a scolding by an opponent when you misinterpret one, and otherwise learn to live within their confines. (Why can’t I move backwards?) On the other hand, master them and you’ll have a leg up on those who don’t take the time to do likewise.
Life is bound by rules and regulations. The government creates most of these, but there are social conventions, requirements like paying bills on time, circumstances we hardly think about until we get in trouble by ignoring ...