Thursday, June 10, 2010

Existentialism and Games

"Mr. Crowe first reminds us that the existential philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre was an avid student of football—see his "Critique of Dialectical Reason," where he remarks with undeniable wisdom: 'In a football match, everything is complicated by the presence of the other team'."

John Heilpern, Postulates Of the Pitch, WSJ online, retrieved 10 June, 2010

"If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country."
-E.M. Forster