This is kind of similar to a post I did here.
Isn’t it odd how we use violence as a means of entertainment? Back in Pontius Pilate’s era, the Romans marveled at gladiators ripping each other apart. Matadors kill bulls (if they’re lucky). It gets more entertaining when the Matador messes up and the bull sticks his horn up the Matador’s …. you get the point. 😀
In hockey, when a fight is started, non-participants go to their box, and the referees allow the fight to continue. How awesome is that? The OFFICIALS allow you to release your frustration on your opponents face. Can you imagine if we were allowed to do that in the workplace?? 😉 😀
Mark Stuart vs Shawn Thornton
I know Pete will hate me for this, but NFL is another brutal sport. Certainly not for people with nimble bones. No wonder the guys have to bench press 1000 lbs a day 🙂
Check out this clip on the hardest NFL tackles:
I could continue, but I have to put in some work. So what is it about violence draws in our species? Animals use violence, because well, they’re animals. For them it’s about survival of the fittest.We’ve evolved pass that. I think.
Oh well, let me hear your thoughts on the matter