Tuesday, July 31, 2007

What Is The Difference?

If 11 young men can instill national pride and a sense of unity by playing soccer, Iraqis are wondering why 275 politicians elected to steer Iraq to a brighter future cannot achieve the same result.

You can read more here.

Some questions:
-What is the draw that athletes have that esteems them in society's eyes?
-Is it possible to apply that draw to other areas such as a reliable working man/woman?
-What is it about sports that unites people that are divided on political, religous, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds?

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