Rigging the Olympics

Rigging the Olympics


It does seem odd that humans progressively get faster. Sure, technology like running shoes is getting better, but certainly at some point there’s got to be a wall humans hit, right? We can’t continuously get better forever, can we?

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BEARD: Are you watching the Olympics?
KLOWNUS: No, it's all rigged.

KLOWNUS: For the past hundred years people have been setting new records every four years by increments of a hundredth of a second? So every four years we get better, but just a little bit better?

KLOWNUS: If you believe that, then you probably also believe we landed on the moon!
BEARD: Oh good, for a second there I started to think you had a point.


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