Can We Be Playful About Sport?

By Dato' Dr. Ooi Kee Beng

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ALL SOCIALLY INCLINED animals start life by crying for food. Beyond that, they seek safety and comfort. After that, the need to train their bodies for the future takes over. If there are siblings, they begin to fool around with each other, in the process, becoming aware of their bodies, gaining skills rather unconsciously, and enhancing bones, muscles and reaction times.In most cases, a notion of mutualism builds up. A sense of comparability in abilities and connectivity in roles come...

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Dato' Dr. Ooi Kee Beng

is the Executive Director of Penang Institute. His latest book is Signals in the Noise: Notes on Penang, Malaysia and the World (Singapore: Faction Press) Homepage: