Humans, like all living creatures, are the result of evolution, not of design. If we were, we would probably look totally different. Still not many realize in full that this makes us very different from machines. Evolution has no direction, no goal; it just happens. We are here because we adapted quick enough to changing […]
An ethicist’s view Contrary to the erroneous but popular opinion it is not an ethicist’s task to moralize. An ethicist is not a moralist, or, at least, that is not his only function. In contrast to a moralist an ethicist does not limit his activity to imposing prohibitions and orders but also tries to find […]
I think the dancing field has to start considering the change of the name JUDGE. Maybe this change will slowly make a difference in the relationship between the Dancers and the “Judge”. This view needs to be softer and give the feeling from the point of view of the dancers. The feeling of not BEING […]
In dancing judges have the final word and the main focus lies on the comparison of assessment and application of skills of the competitors on the day. Declaring the winner by use of the skating system (in principle a majority decision). The judges will place the dancers in order of merit, not assess the individual quality, but the order. What better way to do this than by seeing all these couples at the same time, under the same conditions?
From Leonid Pletnev I made up my mind to write this series dictated by time, according to my own convictions of the necessity to express my opinion and at numerous desires of my friends and like-minded persons, those who are not indifferent to their own fate, the fate of their children, of our dance world on […]
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