Th author of this article maintains that competition is not something we can avoid. This thinking is rooted in the creation mandate in the call for dominion over the world. Believers are instruments in God's hands through which His kingdom will be realized. Believers are certain of their victory in Christ as they compete against the works of the evil one - this is the competition they are engaged in.
This lecture is on the care of creation. Francis Bacon was the first person to understand the dominion given to humans at Creation as a task for the progressive exploitation of the resources of creation for the improvement of human life. Before this, people had taken the command of Genesis 1:28 as authorizing the ordinary ways in which people already made use of non-human creation - i.e. farming, hunting, fishing, etc.