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Popular Author Malcolm Gladwell Has a Theory About Football That Fans Won't Like

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"Can you point to another industry in America which, in the course of doing business, maims a third of its employees?”

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Do not expect to see best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell at the Super Bowl in Arizona on February 1.

In a new interview with Bloomberg's Emily Chang, Gladwell unleashed on pro football, calling it, "a moral abomination.”

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Citing statistics from the NFL, he wonders, "Can you point to another industry in America which, in the course of doing business, maims a third of its employees?”

The comments from Gladwell are not exactly new. Back in 2009, he wrote a piece for the New Yorker titled, "Offensive Play." In that opinion piece, Gladwell asked if there was a difference between "football and dog fighting?"

The entire interview with Malcolm Gladwell airs tonight on Bloomberg's "Studio 1.0" at 8:30pm ET tonight.

Watch the clip from Bloomberg:

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