I’m fortunate to have met many of our greats socially; all of the Lions, many from before their era and lots since. I’ll never say or write a bad word about them, but Celtic players are no different from others in the societies they hail (hail) from. God help them if camera-phone opportunists combine with the Daily Record.
In the middle of a debate about single mothers with one former player I concluded it was best to move the conversation on, people get to a stage in their lives that world views cannot be altered in a pub. There have been other occasions when I’ve not even approached contesting the world view in question, who was I to interrupt a social meeting and tell……
Retaining values is important. This doesn’t mean we become pious, but we uphold views and educate, if possible. To encourage learning in people is one of our club’s four stated values (improve health, encourage equality and tackle poverty being the others). Education starts at home, after disciplinary issues are dealt with, but we will not be dictated to by the Daily Record.
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