Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
I missed the whole anticipated frenzy, madness and congestion that the Pan-Am games were predicted to bring to the city. Actually I wasn’t present during the time of the games, I was not in the city at all. And that’s the reason for my missing out. Residents of
Organizers for the Pan-Am games had a backfire because of their big campaign discouraging locals from driving or just getting in the way. And that was after a 2.5 billion dollar expenditure. This was apparently a big mistake and disappointment. Ticket sales to the games were down. People payed heed to the warning that traffic would be so jammed. The end result was that people stayed away. One person I spoke to said, "the city became a ghost town." Or at least peaceful.
As far as the games were concerned there were lots of wins for
America and . They
really came out on top. Being a spiritualist of sorts, I’m left to wonder at
all of this. That so much energy goes into games; expend the same amount of
energy or even a percentage of that time and resources on character development
and human skills and then we can see the human race starting to fly. I say this
and I’m sure you might agree that the science of virtue building is really
Sports is not necessarily a bad endeavour but we must find a place for the finer elements in life and seek that kind of WIN.
May the Source be with you!