Archive for September 2nd, 2013

I Am Underwhelmed by Arbitrary Achievements

I Am Underwhelmed by Arbitrary Achievements

Some of you aren’t going to like this. Just be warned. Twitter and Facebook were abuzz today with the news that 64-year-old Diana Nyad completed a 110-mile swim from Cuba to the United States. Somehow this was newsworthy. Someone decided to swim an arbitrary distance, and somehow it’s important. This is always the reaction I […]