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November 19, 2006

Remember back to the days when we were horrified when we learned that the Ancient Romans considered slaughter in the Coliseum to be fun? Remember how we used to recognize and recoil from degradation when we saw it?

If you still dream that we are not following the same horrific path to implosion, consider the opening shot of Newsweek's article on "If I Did It:"
"To those who worried our violent, sex-obsessed, celebrity-crazed culture had at last reached the very farthest depths of depravity, O. J. Simpson and Judith Regan come bearing news: we had so much farther to fall."