Is it absurd to sta­ke out such posi­ti­ons? Is it a sign of open-min­ded­ness, or of fail­u­re and flight from one’s own cul­tu­ral possibilities?

Har­vey Blu­me spielt Xiang­qi und hat sei­ne inter­kul­tu­rel­len Schwie­rig­kei­ten damit (via Bill Marx).