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Are Hollywood icons replacing religious icons?


Marilyn Monroe and James Dean plus recent early death stars are venerated by millions in a religious way. These dissolutes are now replacing religious saints of the past who were self sacrificing ethical people. Is this really a good thing?

 

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    Oztinato 2 years ago

    I agree. For some reason the most venerated pop icons are often the very worst examples of overindulgence and ego!

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    Oztinato 2 years ago

    The essence of a religious icon is a "high ideal" but this absent with pop icons. The worse the lifestyle of a pop icon the longer their shelf life. Marilyn M died over sixty years ago and is bigger than ever.

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    Oztinato 2 years ago

    Marilyn Monroe is venerated by millions around the world by young and old. Her example of immorality, ego and drug use is held up in a religious way


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