Violently Avid!! via Daily Prompt: Avid Once Upon a Time…. There were many who avidly supported the blood thirsty sport of the Gladiators… Now can they be called Non-Violent?? Or were the gladiators truly Violent?? Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleMoreLinkedInPinterestWhatsAppLike this:Like Loading... 5 thoughts on “Violently Avid!!” Add yours Thought provoking! I think more than the gladiators themselves, it was the audience and the emperor who supported it, who were violent by nature. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Very True. One need not actually be visibly violent, but there can be still be violence embedded LikeLike Reply The rulers were violent. LikeLike Reply Violence is an embedded streak of nature inherited and carried over as an animal streak. History is replete with Violence in hundreds of ways to satiate this urge in so called humans….(?). Modern warfare,with its destructive instincts en mass scientifically(SIC!) is a carry forward to fulfill this urge in the name of patriotism. To fight, to maim, to kill,and destroy is the curse on humanity. In the olden days it was Gladiators being made to fight and kill for the lust of violence. Now the game is the same,the modality is more Refined! There is no choice. The blogger has courageously disrobed the brutality of human nature normally discussed in cocktail circles, after a tipple! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Pingback: Author Interview – Gordon C. Stewart – “Be Still!: Departure from Collective Madness” (Poetic Theological Essays on Politics, Pop Culture, Economy and Much More) | toofulltowrite (I've started so I'll finish) Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.