Heaven knows that many Americans spend thousands of dollars to travel to the Super Bowl and watch a single football game. And how many hours are squandered each week reading box scores, watching ESPN, and playing fantasy sports? Can Christians justify any interest in sports? Or are we being bad stewards when we spend our money or time following a team that hits a ball with a stick? And are there any sports that are inherently evil? Don’t expect a Milwaukee Brewers fan to be objective!
Monthly archives for February, 2009
Does Facebook make you dumber? That’s not exactly the question hosts Bill Jack and Jeff Baldwin tackle, but it’s close. A student writes in to ask if modern Americans should be concerned about the way we communicate, especially with regard to e-mail and texting. Since both Jeff and Bill are curmudgeons, they’re happy to bash new technology. Jeff uses it as an excuse to talk more about Thoreau and then channels his inner Jay Winslow. And we find out that one of the hosts has a “fan club” on Facebook . . .