What Explains the Barbaric Enjoyment of Watching others in Mortal Danger?

A few years ago I was scrolling through Quora and found a variation of this question. The original referred to people of the past and immediately I thought about MMA and gladiators. This is a timeless question and one that those who have dove deep into the topic can answer with case studies upon case study but also one where readers of all walks of life can pause…