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Italian accident exposes a hero gap

376591423_c0b3889fc6.jpgFrancesco Schettino is not a popular man these days.

The Italian cruise ship captain is being vilified for abandoning his ship, the Costa Concordia, after it struck rocks and began to sink. Schettino stood on shore while thousands of passengers scrambled to escape the stricken vessel.

It's not a real surprise to Frank Farley, a professor of psychology at Temple University.

Click on the link below to hear him speak with Dave about the lack of heroes in modern society.

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