An invitation into the inner lives and struggles of pro athletes, with a vision for healthier development in sport.
Sports are often dismissed as frivolous and unimportant. This meandering journey through the mind of a thoughtful sports fan, attempts to challenge this belief.
Published in Beams & Struts - The Workshop : Long Form Essays
Over the past twenty-five years the National Hockey League has lost touch with the importance of tradition, as can be seen in its relationship to jerseys.
Postmodern values are implicit in these ads that prominently feature yellow and black people cheering along with the whites.
Indoor climbing emerged in the 90s and is growing in popularity. It's different from most sports and fitness activities in a lot of ways that can summed up with a simple description: it's postmodern.
A practical how to guide for bringing back superstition into your life through the medium of sports.
Most Popular Discussions
Should Evolution be Taught in School? Ask, Miss USA
Written by Bergen VermetteShould Evolution be Taught in School? If you think yes, what might it mean for the future of our species?49 comments Read more...
Do Cultures Develop? An Integral Question
Written by Chris DierkesAre vertical notions like development and progress helpful when applied to cultures?35 comments Read more...
Written by Trevor MalkinsonRead more below30 comments Read more...
A Machine That Makes Anything You Want
A 3D printer doesn't just spray ink dots on 3D objects, it makes 3D objects, to your specifications.29 comments Read more...
The Female Gaze and Male Shame
Written by Chris DierkesA look into the female gaze and the sense of male failure--as evidenced through the Great Recession.27 comments Read more...
The Montreal Student Protests: the Argument For, the Argument Against
From the Huffington Post and the National Post.27 comments Read more...
Monsanto says "Bend Over," Whole Foods says "Here's the Vaseline..."
A short summary of something this big bad corp is trying to splooge into our bodies.26 comments Read more...
Saturday Night Jukebox: Enneagram Type Four - Elliott Smith and Joni Mitchell
Enneagram Fours are feeling based, sad, different, determined to forge a unique and authentic personal identity.25 comments Read more...
Tipping Barrels in the Great Bear
Written by Bergen VermetteSurf, sand, and... oil tankers?21 comments Read more...
Feminism, Assange and the Politics of Rape
Written by Vanessa D. FisherRead more below19 comments Read more...
art Christianity collective intelligence comedy comic books community culture economics Food history integral philosophy integral spirituality literature men Miscellaneous Movies music nature parenting politics postmodernism psychology religion Science Sports technology Television theatre The Enneagram women