Simone Biles and the nature of heroism – American Thinker

There is an unfortunate tendency in society to idolize sports figures.  People who have an innate talent to play with a ball, run fast, or stand on a board in the water are considered heroic.  One of the most controversial commercials of all time was Charles Barkley’s Nike spot where he famously declared that he was not a role model, that parents should be role models, and just because he could dunk a basketball didn’t mean he should raise their kids.

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