The “Z-Axis”: A Third Dimension to Truth in Sports

November 23rd, 2009 by Courtzide Seatz Leave a reply »

To understand the spatial complexities of the world in which we live, three dimensions are absolutely imperative.


The “X-axis”, which substantiates the length of any given object, the “Y-axis” which characterizes the width of the object, and finally the “Z-axis” which gives the object its full spatial meaning by defining its depth.


In sports, a microcosm of life in general, we are habitually drawn to define occurrences in terms of only two of these dimensions, namely the x-axis and y-axis.


The x and y axes are what I consider to comprise the surface of an issue. The surface is limited to that which can be seen with no considerable effort. When you only see something as being two dimensional, there is no depth or philosophical weight given to the m ...

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