[ExI] super bowl and EP

Keith Henson hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Sat Feb 5 16:27:57 UTC 2011

On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 5:00 AM,  Kelly Anderson <kellycoinguy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Football IS the new opiate of the masses!! How's that for blasphemy against
> sports?

Since all human behavior depends on evolved psychological mechanisms,
it would be interesting to understand the origins of sports in such

Sometimes the links lead strange places.  For example, BDSM being an
outcome of strongly selected capture-bonding psychological mechanisms.

I have not given much thought to selection of psychological mechanisms
that today manifest in sports fans.

If anyone wants to try, the rule is that the selection of whatever is
involved had to happen in the stone age or, if post agriculture, it
need to be rather strong.


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