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The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now meddles no more and longs eagerly for just two things — bread and circuses!
Originally posted by Ozzy Mandias
reply to post by weedwhacker
Yes the idea of bread and circus is indeed hundreds of years old... this was intended to focus on whether sports in particular are used primarily as a tool of diversion.
I think sports do offer some benefit, but I believe that professional sports do much more damage then good today.