[Sca-cooks] A&S ENTRIES

Daniel & Elizabeth Phelps dephelps at embarqmail.com
Sun Nov 9 13:18:44 PST 2008

Eduardo wrote:

> IMHO no judge (snarky or not) should be taking points OFF and no  entrant 
> should consider their entry so perfect that marks are being  taken from 
> them.
> A good judging rubric should build from zero not deduct from 100 (or 
> whatever the top score could be).
> If you approach it this way perhaps the judges will seem less snarky.
> And in the end it is a necessary evil to differentiate between  entries 
> and find a "winner".

Well I was speaking about what is done rather than what should be done, i.e. 
from the view of "The Prince" rather than "On Politics" (Aristotle).  That 
and I was being a bit snarky myself.  I provide a more moderate analysis of 
judging philosophy in my article in the Flori...


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