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Is "sports" today's equivalent of "bread and circuses"?


If your answer is "no", then when was the last time you wrote to an elected official about issues or attended a political event or similarly got involved directly with government vs. when was the last pro/semi pro sports event you attended or watched on TV?

 

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    William J. Prest (syzygyastro) 2 years ago

    This is so true it hurts! If only we could get the hundreds of thousands who go to a mass sporting event to get behind a peace march and petitioning. TV is the greatest placating device ever invented.


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    Daveadam 2 years ago

    In my opinion it's a far worse scenario, & i say their intentionally using the T.V to brainwash & depress the masses..Which can clearly be seen with all the worthless BS, that's on it..It's not really about profits, it's about control of all