Would you send your kids off to fight to the death for the entertainment of others?
Of course not.
Would you volunteer to do the same if there was a lot of money involved and a pretty good chance at surviving?
Possibly, but probably not.
But what if everyone else was doing it? What if it was cool, and fashionable and all your celebrity heroes endorsed it?
Would you sign yourself up to be physically tortured on TV?
What about to subject yourself to weeks of sleep deprivation and emotional manipulation?
It all sounds kind of crazy, but here's