Modern Gladiators

Photo courtesy of  EPA/Christian Charisius
Photo courtesy of EPA/Christian Charisius

Has it struck you as odd that we are now considering very tough rule changes and stricter helmet designs in football, yet we seem to turn a blind eye to boxing and the related martial arts?  Do you hear any public outrage at all?

Check this out down under:

This this article from The Conversation

Then check out the opinions posted on

I am beginning to wonder whether there should be some form of a test before we allow people who say what they do on to vote.  Do we really want public policy based upon the consensus of idiots and the unthinking?  Or, is it that intelligent people have to put up with stupidity?

Democracy … I guess it is a lot like sausage.  You really don’t want to know how it is made.


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