Thursday, December 31, 2009

Some things never change...

From the First Oration of Gregory Nazianzen (St. Gregory the Theologian), in 379 A.D. (found here [PDF], p.24)

[There are] persons who in the theatres perform wrestling
matches in public, but not that kind of wrestling in which
the victory is won according to the rules of the sport, but a
kind to deceive the eyes of those who are ignorant in such
matters, and to catch applause...


And now you know why I don't watch Pro Wrestling. :P

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