Is football a moral abomination? The Culture Gabfest discusses why the sport has got to go.

Does Football Make Your Morals Queasy? The Culture Gabfest Discusses.

Does Football Make Your Morals Queasy? The Culture Gabfest Discusses.

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Feb. 11 2016 4:35 PM
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The End of Football 

Why the sport is no longer justifiable as a thinking person’s pastime.

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Players from the Carolina Panthers try to recover a lose ball during Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California February 7, 2016.

Image by Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images

On this week’s Culture Gabfest Slate Plus bonus segment, the hosts discuss their ambivalent feelings toward America’s favorite sport. Steve has been a football fan for more than 40 years. But, in light of recent events, can he continue to reconcile his fandom with his mounting moral qualms? The hosts of the Culture Gabfest discuss what makes football such a thrill to watch—and whether watching makes you an immoral person.

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