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If it was allowed would an arena with gladiators fighting to the death prove popular in modern times?

I think it would be packed out myself which just show how bad our intellectual & moral selves have deteriorated back to sensationalism of the good old days of the Roman empire which has many similarities to the present empire we are living under today, what do you think?

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  • Apr 6 2013: Deteriorated? Not hardly!
    People slow down when they see an auto accident (they want to see the blood & dead).
    Video games are hot sellers when they have death & destruction in them.
    Several children get killed by an armed gun man. Governments want to get get stronger gun laws because of it but voters don't want those laws. Guns & ammo. start selling off shelves at record pace.
    We may cloak ourselves with intellect & morals, but that cloak is tissue thin.
    So yes! Those arenas would be full and the protesters would be outside.
    • Apr 11 2013: "Governments want to get get stronger gun laws because of it but voters don't want those laws. Guns & ammo. start selling off shelves at record pace.
      We may cloak ourselves with intellect & morals, but that cloak is tissue thin."

      Absolutely nailed it, my friend!
      Somewhere deep beneath this veil of sensitivity lies the desire for violent and gory entertainment.

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