Riding the thoughts behind non surf topics – Surfing with Satre


Riding the thoughts behind non surf topics – Surfing with Satre

Riding the thoughts behind non surf topics – Surfing with Satre When you mix the skills of a lifelong surfer with the writings of a Prof in philosophy, understandably we would be expecting some sort of commentary on freedom and exploring the simplicity of what is behind the human subject. Author, Aaron James cleverly “unbundles” how growth in capitalist wealth has released many from the dreaded seven-day work week, allowing a shorter, forty hour week, which has in turn freed up “playtime”. For surfing of course. Riding the thoughts behind non surf topics – Surfing with Satre

But unfortunately, the inadvertent spin off of consumerist growth are carbon emissions and climate change. Riding the thoughts behind non surf topics – Surfing with Satre looks at whilst we  have the benefit of the weekend to surf, we face the possibility of nowhere to surf  in the future. James thus concludes that surfing is the “‘ideal limit of aquatic sports’… the fullest expression of the free human’s natural state of being.”

Riding the thoughts behind non surf topics – Surfing with SatreRead more here:

PHILOSOPHY PROFESSOR AND TUBEHOUND AARON JAMES EXPLAINS WHY SURFERS ENJOY ULTIMATE FREEDOM

 Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry into a Life of Meaning

Author: Reporter @ Amanzi

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