Every four years, ancient simulations grip the eyeballs of television watchers internationally in the Olympic Games, a millennia-old contest between neighbouring countries that perpetuates as it began with the Ancient Greeks.

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Every four years, ancient simulations grip the eyeballs of television watchers internationally in the Olympic Games, a millennia-old contest between neighbouring countries that perpetuates as it began with the Ancient Greeks.

It’s somewhat ironic that the Olympic Truce obligates the laying down of arms for several weeks while the Olympic Games play out; at the heart of the Games is the goal of demonstrating dominance over one’s political peers.

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Words: Deanna Hutchinson

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