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Deepak Sarma

Religion’s Deepak Sarma discusses the Super Bowl’s effects on society

No Super Bowl? No problem for millions of Americans
The Washington PostDeepak Sarma, professor at the College of Arts and Sciences, outlined the ways sports—and the Super Bowl, in particular—have such an effect on American society. “It brings communities together in a really artificial way,” Sarma said. “Do we need this? Why do we need this? They are great distractions when there’s so many more important things going on.”