People have stronger opinions on sports and games and the Olympics and TV shows and movies then they do on issues that actually matter. Of course, “importance” is a matter of subjective opinion, and claiming that there is objective importance seems to be social taboo.
There aren’t two people in the entire world that see the world in exactly the same way… which is why conversation and collaboration is so important! don’t you agree? WELL NOW IF ONLY THE BUTTHEADS WHO DISAGREE WITH ME WOULD HURRY UP AND SEE THINGS MY WAY, we could start solving world peace. AMIRITE!?