This goes back to Pheidippides in the spirit of Olympic. Don't you know something about history?The ones that Nick Mercedes is talking about;
"If people want to run around in circles or throw things, fair play to them, but why should the rest of us sponser their dreary pastimes?"
At least it unites the world in a gathering as demonstrated yesterday or the world will be at constant war, is that what you want?
If you still don't see the point, then there is no point of GTG, that means you are anti-social.