Why do we always root for the underdog? Why does success mean selling out?
I still remember the first time I saw the film Rocky, the iconic story of a barely coherent Rocky Balboa, a working-class boxer overcoming all the odds to stand victorious. Damn, as a kid I near burnt that VHS out. His opponent was heavyweight champion Apollo Creed; Apollo had it all, the money, the house, the women, the glamour, a huge success by all accounts. So why was it, sitting watching the film as a teenager with friends, we hated him? We did not know why, but …read more