Judgement Day as entertainment: a model for societal fascism. In the words of Franz Kafka:
It is only our conception of time that makes us call the Last Judgement by this name. It is, in fact, a kind of martial law.
From “The Third Notebook”, 25 November 1917, The Blue Octavo Notebooks, ed. Max Brod, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins. Exact Change, Cambridge, MA, 1991.