Tuesday, September 1, 2015

To forgive or not: Vick and the psychology of the sports fan

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To forgive or not: Vick and the psychology of the sports fan


My Inquirer colleague Amy Rosenberg today takes a thought-provoking look at Michael Vick's explosive return to the ranks of superstar and the questions it raises among those who may love sports - particularly the Eagles - but who are also animal lovers.

Many fans remain deeply disturbed about the atrocious acts of cruelty running a dog fighting ring that led to the end of his days as the Atlanta Falcons quarterback and a stint in federal prison.

Rosenberg talks to psychologists, theologians, bioethicists and dives into the blogosphere for answers to the question:

Even if you cannot forget, when, if ever, is it time to forgive? Her story here.

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