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Penalty Kicks are the Golden Snitch of Soccer

What a pointless way to end a game

Penalty shot in the FIFA World Cup game between Ivory Coast and Serbia-Montenegro

Ninety minutes of gruelling competition. Both sides jockeying for possession, fighting for scoring opportunities. They trade shots, saves, fouls, and goals. And then, after all that blood, sweat, and tears, the outcome of their match is decided by something as arbitrary as a coin flip.

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We can have opposing unpopular opinions, but share commonalities. Let’s all shut up for a minute and start listening more to each other.

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Dustin Arand

Lawyer turned stay-at-home dad. I write about philosophy, culture, and law. Author of the book “Truth Evolves”. Top writer in History, Culture, and Politics.