Re: Gods

From: Adrian Tymes (
Date: Thu Jan 31 2002 - 19:21:14 MST

Emlyn O'regan wrote:

>>cheshire morgan. we all create life, some of us with wombs,
>> some with smiles, some with patient hands.
>> we are all gods, if we choose to be.
>> -kitten.
> This quote niggles at me. People invented gods; conceptually, that places
> them in a position subordinate to humanity. Why would I want to be a god...
> ill defined, lesser, a figment of someone else's imagination?

"God" means different things in different contexts. In this case, take
the assumption "to create life is to play God", and add in the fact that
most human beings create life of some sort (especially not literally, by
means other than procreation), and...

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