Write a 1 page paper on why heroes are important. Why, according to Scott LaBarge from “Heroism: Why Heroes are Important,” do societies and cultures need heroes? Part of the answer is that sporting heroes have qualities such as strength, stamina, and speed that are needed for success in war and therefore are subconsciously revered by society.
In LaBarge’s article, what is the problem we face when choosing heroes? How can we address that problem?Someone can seem a hero one week and then fail the next. This problem can be solved by choosing our heroes in retrospect someone who has maintained standards over an extended period. Based on the reading “Do We Need Another Sports Hero?” what is one negative for making an athlete a hero? What is one positive?