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Mon May 31 10:59:48 BST 2010
On 31 May 2010 19:52, Simone Saviolo <simone.saviolo at gmail.com> wrote:
> AFAIK, the "god" would be the very human Prometeus, to be picky (I may
> be wrong). But seriously, do you see people hoping that the torch will
According to wikipedia Prometeus was a titan...
> give them eternal life, happiness after death or such? By that
> criterion, any Roman statue of an emperor should be marked as a
> religious expression, because the emperor claimed to have power of
> divine nature.
Note all religious ceremonies are about those things, even if some of
them were, saying grace over a meal is a type of religious ceremony
giving thanks for the meal, the olympic torch ceremony is giving
thanks for bringing fire to man kind.
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