Getting a lap dance at a sports bar while drinking beer = 1 point.
Translating Plato from its original Greek = 1,000 points.
The problem is that this assumes the population will sit still and listen to the elites when they try to suggest that the elites' hobbies are more important than those of the general public. Gary Larson points the way to the result.
What we hear: "Pleasure is good. blah blah blah blah blah blah booze and sex!"