Yep, we Americans sure love our sports heroes. Understandably so; they bring us joy, inspiration and something to aspire to. But could our society function without sports? What about career and technical skills? Could we function without those?
As a class, split into two groups. In one, discuss the positive contributions sports bring to our everyday lives. In the other, list the positive outcomes people with technical skills provide. Come back as a class and share the two lists. Does one outweigh the other in overall importance?
The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.Albert Einstein