Remember when President Kennedy said that we were going to the moon not because it was easy, but because it was hard? Okay, I don’t either, but I’ve seen it on TV a bunch of times. That sentiment, though rousing, always seemed strange to me…I mean, why not do easy things? That way, we might avoid things like Gus Grissom (and crew) blowing up on the Apollo 1 launching pad. I thought of this upon reading a new piece in The Chronicle of Higher Education called “Do Sports Build Character or Damage It?” The article is a lengthy (and very good) read,…

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