https://yourmarketpoint.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/biker-384178.jpg 629 2400 Michael Zimmerman https://marketpoint.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Logo-Reverse-275x76.jpg Michael Zimmerman2017-11-15 08:50:172019-03-19 14:41:10Our Extreme Culture: Is There a Way Back?
Our Extreme Culture: Is There a Way Back?
The language of extremes has become commonplace.
How many times can we be told a movie is “the most poignant drama of our time” or an actor has given “the best performance of his life”? Is there any reason to believe people who tell us an event is “unprecedented,” or a tennis exhibition features the “perfect match-up,” or a piece of jewelry is “one-of-a-kind?” What turned frisbee into “extreme frisbee,” and what distinguishes kickboxing from “ultimate” kickboxing”?