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The sharing/not sharing dilemma

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I guess it depends on your definition of an edge.

What if it means simply being better than other people at it?

Take golf - by your definition, there would be no golf teachers because why hand out the techniques if it means others will be good at it?

Agreed.

My definition of an edge is the ability to sustain a positive expectancy.

All of the 'golf teachers' I have met are former pro / semi-pro golfers. Meaning they are no longer on tour earning a living from playing professional tournaments. They are paid by the course/members to teach golf, they are paid golf instructors. I have never met a golf instructor that spends hours a day at the course teaching golf for free. It has been my experience, especially so here in Florida, there are a lot of folks out playing golf every day, but out of all those golfers, many of whom had private golf lessons and use the best equipment money can buy, not many are scratch golfers as a result.

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