illusions of safety for the simple-minded.
Boxing, MMA: Mutated offspring of gladiatorial fights, obviously.
Team sports: Deranged simulation of a deranged life. You pretend that a random, objectively pointless goal matters; and you go after it.
Team sports might impede intelligence. Of athletes and spectators both.
Board games: Skeptical about them. Life isn't like them at all. Life only becomes a zero-sum game if you believe that; otherwise, it doesn't have to be zero-sum, and it's definitely no GAME. There are no set rules, and if you believe there are, you'll end up the loser, since in life, there are always options outside of the boa