March 7, 2008

What Does Perfection Look Like?

Check out Pamela Slim's blog, Cubicle Nation, which, as a solopreneur, I read regularly. She writes beautifully about a video that's been making the rounds, of two graceful and athletic young Chinese dancers with missing limbs.

Here's a clip of some amazingly agile break-dancers:

If you've watched the critically acclaimed documentary film Murderball, about the wheelchair sport "quad rugby," after awhile you probably didn't see these guys as "handicapped." I wouldn't want to be in a boxing ring with any of those cutthroats!

Age. Weight. Physical ability. Looks. What is a disability? What is not perfect? Perfection is inherent; we notice or not.

©2008 by Carol L. Skolnick; all rights reserved.

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