NBA Fallacies: Dwyane Wade Will Never Be Better than Kobe Bryant

September 20th, 2010 by Bhemis Parks Leave a reply »
Often in life the hardest thing to do is to accept change. Mainly because with change comes dealing with the unknown. Over the course of human existence, we’ve developed and nurtured a fear of the unknown. At the same time, we’ve done the exact same thing with human curiosity.

Basically, we often inquire about what we fear in order to gain understanding. It’s why we have progressed as a species like no other on this planet. However, this contradicting philosophy isn’t often applied in the realm of sports.

Fans just aren’t interested in learning about things they fear, not the irrational ones at least. It’s often better to feel like one is correct than actually confirming a particular speculation.

People often hide from what they fear as a defensive or self-preserving action—these are the people that survive but don’t embrace life and all its wonders. In regards to sports, these are what many call fanatics.

They are bold and irrational in their assertions and often have a way of skewing facts to fit to their beliefs. Often with these kinds of people, once an opinion is formed on a particula ...

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