Monday, October 19, 2009

I know this blog is called the Bummer-Free Zone and all, but what a sad and disturbing article by Malcolm Gladwell in The New Yorker today, about the cruel similarities between dogfighting and professional football.

There is nothing else to be done, not so long as fans stand and cheer. We are in love with football players, with their courage and grit, and nothing else—neither considerations of science nor those of morality—can compete with the destructive power of that love."

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