Saturday, August 23, 2008
This year's summer olympics has been dominated by the male body. One figure, a swimmer, has stood out from all the rest. This is in the spirit of the original games, which though they did not include swimming, showcased the male body in its perfection. Let us consider returning to the origins. Since the modern olympic began in 1896, only four years passed before women were competing in them. Let's resume the OLYMPICS and run a concurrent women's international athletics competition. Women prefer single-sex venues, after all. Why be bothered with the presence of males?