"When Kobe Bryant scores 70 points, we are in awe. When Tiger Woods wins by 15 strokes, we are in awe. But when a man our own age and size whips the world’s best — who are half his age — we identify."
Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times
Thomas L. Friedman
Full Article: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/29/opinion/29friedman.html?_r=2