Canadian Researchers Conclude Playing Dodgeball is “Oppressive”
One of the most popular playground games is receiving some harsh treatment from Canada’s academic community.
In a study authored by Canadian professors from three universities, researchers came to the conclusion that dodgeball — a game where players attempt to hit each other with inflated balls — creates a harmful and oppressive environment.
If you’re reading this and thinking to yourself that this is the most quintessential snowflake thing you’ve ever read, well, you’re not exactly alone.
Games like dodgeball are, like just about everything else you would find yourself doing on a playground, completely voluntary — and safe. Unless children are playing with medicine balls or rocks (unlikely), the players are more likely to injure themselves while running to avoid being hit than actually being struck.
Yes, there’s a chance that participants can experience some scrapes and bruises during play. One could say that this is kind of the point.
Here’s Carl Benjamin, better known online as Sargon of Akkad, with more on the story.
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