alton_lust (alton_lust) wrote,

Sports channel on. Showing clips from some "ultimate fighter" thing that got completely out of control. "People jumped into the ring?" "Oh those guys are just crazy. They shouldnt even be allowed to fight."
"Spectacle!" I jazz-hands.
Which made me think of the oval office meeting that just happened. Spectacle! This morning the news talk was, "he is clearly in need of help and someone should have stopped it and made it a private meeting."
"Two reality stars"
The Romans had spectacles to keep the population under control. I wonder if they ever had volunteers for the arena? People chasing fame. Hometown gladiator, like our Wrestlers.
Gladiator the movie. Cesar rigs the match so he should win. What if he had? Roaring fans.
We seem to disregard "rules" of the gamez as long as WE can claim victory. When did this happen? Has it always been so? Is this then Human nature? Or male? Or what?

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