jon burns

  • CrossFit
    OPEN
    7
  • United States
  • Division
    Men (40-44)
  • Age
    40
  • Height
    --
  • Weight
    175 lb
  • Affiliate

. People have many transitory drives or impulses that are necessarily frustrated in modern life, hence fall into group 3. One may become angry, but modern society cannot permit fighting. In many situations it does not even permit verbal aggression. When going somewhere one may be in a hurry, or one may be in a mood to travel slowly, but one generally has no choice but to move with the flow of traffic and obey the traffic signals. One may want to do one’s work in a different way, but usually one can work only according to the rules laid down by one’s employer. In many other ways as well, modern man is strapped down by a network of rules and regulations (explicit or implicit) that frustrate many of his impulses and thus interfere with the power process. Most of these regulations cannot be dispensed with, because they are necessary for the functioning of industrial society. 74. We suggest that modern man’s obsession with longevity, and with maintaining physical vigor and sexual attractiveness to an advanced age, is a symptom of unfulfillment resulting from deprivation with respect to the power process. The “mid-life crisis” also is such a symptom. So is the lack of interest in having children that is fairly common in modern society but almost unheard-of in primitive societies.

Stats
Open
Year Division Overall Rank (Worldwide) Overall Rank (By Country)
2019 Men (40-44) 9801st 5261st United States
2018 Men (35-39) 4272nd 2620th United States
2017 Men (35-39) 1883rd 1169th United States
2016 Individual Men 12344th 7734th United States
2015 Individual Men 13876th 9584th United States
2014 Individual Men -- --
2013 Individual Men -- --
Benchmark Stats
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    Sprint 400m --
    Run 5k --