Hello blogosphere! Well it is day eight of the London Olympics and the current medal count goes as follows: USA - 47 China- 48 Great Britain- 25. Given these medal counts, what does this really prove about us as a whole? That we value sports such as gymnastics and swimming (basically competition) and "winning" medals for the world to see over the true purpose of bringing people from across the globe together for one event? Is this what the world has come to? The more medals you win for your country of origin, the better represented you will be for future competitions of that nature. Me being caring and thinking about the "deeper" meaning of winning medals, it just shows that, yes, you have a spectacular ability for whatever sport it is and millions of people will idolize you for two weeks. As for the deeper meaning of winning a metal, I guess it could be to inspire young children to dream big and work hard at that dream.
Feel free to share your thoughts and opinions with me. What do you think is the "deeper" meaning of winning a medal?
A- Represent your cournty of orgin
B- To showcase your talent
C- Pride and dominance
D- You fill it in
Later from the beautiful City of Chicago! :) Please enjoy the rest of your day!
Ps. Yahoo! homepage has a current up-to-date count on metals for various countries.
Here is the link: http://www.yahoo.com/