The Narrative Wars

EP6: How Do We Determine Who Holds the Title of “GOAT”?

June 23, 2020

You're sitting in a group. You're having a relatively casual conversation about something. Then someone says, "You know what? I think so-and-so is the greatest ever. The GOAT!" An argument ensues, or as I prefer to say, some heated fellowship

The topic of the GOAT remains a popular one across America. What does it take to the "greatest of all time"? Who can hold such a distinction within his or her respective sport, industry, or profession? Today's episode dives into the narratives surrounding this ancient argument. And perhaps some ways we can be better at defending our position when the topic comes up.