Destroying the Aura of Mt Everest

People like to say I ran a marathon.  I completed a triathlon.  I swam 90 miles.  I did it.  While many individuals find a sense of accomplishment in completing these events, Jean Baudrillard instead asks why “[d]o we continually have to prove ourselves that we exist?”  For Baudrillard, people who participate in events just toContinue reading “Destroying the Aura of Mt Everest”