Modern Day Christians and Lions

We imagine we have come a long way since the days of feeding Christians to lions for entertainment. In truth we have just gotten a bit more subtle and disguised our lust for blood as sport. How much longer will we buy into the notion that young men and women risking their lives in race cars is anything but sacrificing lives for entertainment in the same way the Romans did two thousand years ago? What about the high incidence of concussions in professional Football and the lasting impact those injuries have not only on former players but their families? While any physical activity carries with it the risk of injury, we can no longer pretend that we are civilized while retaining our blood lust. Then of course, there is war…

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