In general, the U. S. Today does not challenge its citizens including athletes to truly learn how to think rationally, critically and inquire. This impacts growth & performance in sports at all levels. What can be done? Guest Susan Jacoby, author of nine books on American culture-most recent, The Age of American Unreason-shares her ideas to this question. Susan, the recipient of numerous literary awards who frequently contributes to national magazines & newspapers, is program director of the rationalist think tank, Center for Inquiry.