Hmm But is it better then seeing Jay walk around his house and picking up dog shit.
Too each their own I guess...
There was one video with Kai were they spent all this time on close up shots of all the philosophy books he was reading and then filmed a 10min flow of conciousness ramble on positive thinking he had. I'd prefer to watch a pro do a few mundane things that show they are human than ever see that rambling bunch of crap again.
It's meant to be the power of positive thinking, not positive talking to a camera.
Now whether or not Kai liked the way the video was put together (because I know from experience that you usually shoot 10x the amount of material that actually gets used) or ever intended for his "image" to be portrayed that way, I can't tell. But I do know that it did portray him in that light and so posts like pakiman's are bound to result from people who aren't "fan-boys".
I think you can Learn a bit from their philosophies on Training, Prehab, Rehab, Motivation and etc... Well Depends on what videos your watching.
I actually like listening to Kai because he's a great speaker. I think it's entertaining. Much like listening to Tom Platz talk about the philosophies of bodybuilding and life. It is so inspirational. I never looked up to anyone in my life until I saw Tom Platz I think. Anyway back to the topic, I agree that Kai may ramble on and on about his passed but it is different so I watch it. I'm not a big fan of his either but it is motivational you have to agree.
I suppose had a issue with your quote because it sounded like it was denigrating Johnny's opinion. After all, who are we to disparage someone's honest, genuine preferences?
I see what you mean.
But do you base your every single taste and preference on facts and information? Perhaps you like somethings just because you like them. A shit-ton of people loooooved Twilight. A fourteen year old girl's opinion of the book is that it's a great novel. Sure, an informed literary critic might tear it to shreds when compared to Pride and Prejudice (or whatever), but who cares? I like listening to Korean girl-pop groups (and lifting weights, the two are related I assure you ). Why? Dunno, I'm not going to over think it and justify it factually. I like it and why should it matter?
Johnny5 likes Kai Greene's speaking. It's not something to be analyzed and justified. He values it. He thinks it's great. It motivates and inspires him. Power to him, don't take it away from him.
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It does have to be justified. He may like it for a reason that is not being given any weight by another person (such as myself, I may not be giving weight to Kai's exploration of alternate speaking topics for a BBing medium). I'm in an industry that requires oral communication and desemination of complex ideas, as such hearing good public speakers, while not common, is something I am regularly exposed to. So when I hear Kai speak I am less than impressed, so my subjective opinion has a weighting based on communication of topic, clarity, enthusiasm, knowing the topic, concise use of language, etc. As such I feel that someone who says Kai is a good speaker hasn't really been exposed to many good speakers to draw that conclusion.Quote