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On 04/23/02 18:48, Steve Drew said this-
>Rome did the same if I recall.
Rome, like other civilizations, was not desensitized to their spectacles
of violence and death, they _wanted_ to see just that. The audience was a
living and enjoying entity in these pageants of blood.
The bull fight is a pale imitation.
The appetites of the human species are strong, and should never be
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