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Originally posted by butcherguy
Don't post a video of that, or still photos either. We don't need to desensitize our population any further.
Are we doomed as a species? I don't think so.
I look at it as a 'reset'. Like the fall of the Roman Empire or the Dark Ages.
Except now we have a global society and it will be a global reset.
Originally posted by Asktheanimals
Need any more proof that people take sports way too seriously?
It probably qualifies as religion to some given the intensity of their passion for it.
irony is that in the original mayan ball game the winner got beheaded in honor of the Gods.
In that case i'd be happy with a trophy for being a benchwarmer.
Originally posted by TheMagus
sports being a sublimated form of warfare, the state provides it as part of the Civil Religion, in order to drain dangerous energies and frustrations, that could directed at the state and it's managers.
it's one thing for a group of kids playing or for purposes of physical culture and fitness
but at the so called professional level, it's a well very oiled machine that does it's intended job
think of all the energy[this means money as well] either drained or hoovered up by the system
take it from One Who Knows,
or feel free to ignore my words, as I Am quite "Insane"
Originally posted by Timely
First and foremost. Is RT a proven - trusted source ?
I've seen a couple of 'Oh ... Really ? threads of late.
RT has been involved ... both times.
Are you sure it's not just speculative hype ?
Originally posted by cody599
Some of the replies here
ATS at it's infantile worst
Sorry OP this site used to be full of intelligent thoughtful people
You just happened to post in the middle of a troll fest.
Truly horrendous and sickening turn of events in the match, I'm just watching the Lions trounce Australia not so much as a swear word.
Originally posted by Briles1207
Are we doomed as a species? The current level of barbarianism in the world astounds me.
It almost feels that some parts of world are actually de-evolving.
It Is one manic killing after another, there is something in the water....
Also, does anyone know the symbolic nature of beheading someone? What is the fascination in some cultures?
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