OK, huddle up, and take a knee.
I want to talk about team rivalries, and brace yourselves, team: This will not be pretty.
Many people have been taught to hate the Other Team at all costs. They’ve been shown – wrongly – that making excuses for themselves, and denying the good plays made by the opposite team, that this is a good thing. I’m here to tell you, it is not; it is divisive and self-destructive, and it harms our people more than any really bad call ever could. (more…)