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    your own what?

    Please make the following in red clear for me.

    Ultimately, though, this chapter isn't about the X PRIZE---that isn't the point. The point is that incentive prizes have a three-hundred-year track record of driving progress and accelerating change. They are a great way to steer toward the future we really want. So start your own. Help with ours. Whatever.

    is the above saying "start your own incentive prize. Help with our incentive prize"?

    Thank you.

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    Re: your own what?

    Quote Originally Posted by unpakwon View Post
    Please make the following in red clear for me.

    Ultimately, though, this chapter isn't about the X PRIZE---that isn't the point. The point is that incentive prizes have a three-hundred-year track record of driving progress and accelerating change. They are a great way to steer toward the future we really want. So start your own. Help with ours. Whatever.

    is the above saying "start your own incentive prize. Help with our incentive prize"?

    Thank you.
    I don't think it's very clear. I'm not sure if it means "start your own future", "help us to start our future", or if, as you say, they're suggesting you start your own incentive prize (whatever that is!)
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: your own what?

    Quote Originally Posted by unpakwon View Post
    Please make the following in red clear for me.

    Ultimately, though, this chapter isn't about the X PRIZE---that isn't the point. The point is that incentive prizes have a three-hundred-year track record of driving progress and accelerating change. They are a great way to steer toward the future we really want. So start your own. Help with ours. Whatever.

    is the above saying "start your own incentive prize. Help with our incentive prize"?

    Thank you.
    That's how I read it. Incentive prizes are great. Start your own.

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