What is the definition of insanity?


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Author's Note: What is the definition of insanity?

"Hoosiers" is the greatest sports movie of all time. The "based on a true" story follows tiny Hickory High School, which with the help of a tough-as-nails new coach (Gene Hackman), a charmingly drunk "assistant" (Dennis Hopper) and a silent but deadly shooter (some guy who could really shoot the rock), beats the odds to win the Indiana state basketball championship. The climax, of course, comes in the big game. Taking on powerhouse South Bend High, the game goes down to the wire as Hickory hero Jimmy Chitwood drills a jumper from the top of the key to seal the victory, the crowd goes nuts, and the camera fades to the Indiana cornfields and the sound of a basketball being dribbled in the distance. I have seen this film roughly 7,361 times. Every time, I am on the edge of my seat hoping and praying that Chitwood's shot will go in. The good news is that this probably does not make me insane in a court of law.

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