The announcement of the death of Osama Bin Laden reminded me of a post originally published in February of this year. I have taken the text from that post and added additional comments below. February 2, 2011: As we toured the Colosseum in Rome, the guide described the events that were staged in that structure […]
America’s Colosseum Spectacle
Someone once jokingly said of TV news, “if it bleeds, it leads.” In other words, the most shocking story is the one that gets the most attention. We, as fallen human beings, seem to gravitate toward shocking.