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EstimatedProphet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-05-06 12:43 AM
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11. Actually, sports on TV
TV is a pretty stong opiate in its own right
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  -Sports are the new opiate of the masses fishwax  Jan-05-06 12:16 AM   #0 
  - New?  Oeditpus Rex   Jan-05-06 12:18 AM   #1 
  - As opposed to religion being the original.  primate1   Jan-05-06 12:19 AM   #3 
     - Marx must've never seen a baseball game  Oeditpus Rex   Jan-05-06 12:37 AM   #7 
        - Lucky bastard.  primate1   Jan-05-06 12:42 AM   #9 
           - Feh. You might be amazed  Oeditpus Rex   Jan-05-06 12:59 AM   #19 
              - Baseball has always bored me...  primate1   Jan-05-06 01:10 AM   #27 
                 - I won't try to persuade you  Oeditpus Rex   Jan-05-06 01:22 AM   #31 
                    - baseball is both boring and beautiful  fishwax   Jan-05-06 01:44 AM   #38 
                       - I do  Oeditpus Rex   Jan-05-06 02:10 AM   #40 
                          - i can definitely relate to that  fishwax   Jan-05-06 02:34 AM   #41 
                             - You got it, man  Oeditpus Rex   Jan-05-06 03:04 AM   #42 
  - I'm inclined to agree.  primate1   Jan-05-06 12:18 AM   #2 
  - ZombyWoof has a pretty good Chomsky quote  fishwax   Jan-05-06 12:45 AM   #12 
  - Pro sports seem to serve as the way to keep men from being intimate with  Ron_Green   Jan-05-06 12:21 AM   #4 
  - true, but the opposite is also true ...  fishwax   Jan-05-06 12:41 AM   #8 
  - i like this opiate better  Bill McBlueState   Jan-05-06 12:30 AM   #5 
  - can you say  hfojvt   Jan-05-06 01:03 AM   #24 
     - ah  Bill McBlueState   Jan-05-06 07:57 AM   #43 
  - *sigh*  cssmall   Jan-05-06 12:30 AM   #6 
  - I think the slaves in this case are the people sitting at home watching  Ron_Green   Jan-05-06 12:46 AM   #13 
  - Hm?  cssmall   Jan-05-06 12:49 AM   #15 
  - Here's another that sort of cites Nietzsche  Oeditpus Rex   Jan-05-06 01:01 AM   #22 
  - lol :) he was far from a pure marxist, of course  fishwax   Jan-05-06 12:57 AM   #18 
     - Excuse me for burning the midnight oil too long this evening.  cssmall   Jan-05-06 01:09 AM   #26 
  - Did he not know about television?  Spider Jerusalem   Jan-05-06 12:42 AM   #10 
  - funny story about that ...  fishwax   Jan-05-06 12:48 AM   #14 
     - Hehe...  Spider Jerusalem   Jan-05-06 12:53 AM   #17 
        - the dude was layered with contradictions ... he eventually gave up cable  fishwax   Jan-05-06 01:00 AM   #20 
  - Actually, sports on TV  EstimatedProphet   Jan-05-06 12:43 AM   #11 
  - If sport is the opiate  Oeditpus Rex   Jan-05-06 01:03 AM   #23 
  - Absolutely  EstimatedProphet   Jan-05-06 01:32 AM   #35 
  - I definitely agree about TV, but  fishwax   Jan-05-06 01:05 AM   #25 
  - My husband says the same thing, but I think it's TV, not just sports  GloriaSmith   Jan-05-06 12:49 AM   #16 
  - It's an old opiate  ZombyWoof   Jan-05-06 01:01 AM   #21 
  - i aspire to that too  fishwax   Jan-05-06 01:12 AM   #28 
  - Eh, is it really so bad?  sir_captain   Jan-05-06 01:23 AM   #32 
  - What's wrong with a diversion?  sir_captain   Jan-05-06 01:20 AM   #29 
  - Look up opioid, and the definition is opiate  fishwax   Jan-05-06 01:28 AM   #33 
     - Oh, I know  sir_captain   Jan-05-06 01:35 AM   #36 
        - sports definitely keeps me sane  fishwax   Jan-05-06 01:42 AM   #37 
  - I enjoy sports on tv.  bumblebee1   Jan-05-06 01:21 AM   #30 
  - Everyone has their diversions  LSdemocrat   Jan-05-06 01:29 AM   #34 
  - You expect me to think about politics all the time??  SmileyBoy   Jan-05-06 01:45 AM   #39 
  - Agreed!  Strong Atheist   Jan-05-06 08:11 AM   #44 
 

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