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Re: Fame. Is it the new religion?

Postby kasgol » Sun Feb 08, 2015 9:23 pm

I don't think that fame is new religion think that fame is something what a lot of people want. I'm not very believer person but I don't think that we can say that fame is religion.

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Re: Fame. Is it the new religion?

Postby Adifanstal » Mon Feb 09, 2015 9:43 am

In my opinion fame is definetely not "a new religion". In addiction to that i think that author of this topic don't even know what is "religion".
Famous people are loved by many of fans, but it doesn't mean that they are gods. It's too big word.

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Re: Fame. Is it the new religion?

Postby wiktoriasz » Mon Feb 09, 2015 11:31 am

I think that fame is not new religion but have an important even the same place in people's life like religion. Society want to bask in glory, have fans and a lot of different profits which fame can give them.The worst thing is that not fame become more desirable but the level of importance to believe in God decreased.

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Re: Fame. Is it the new religion?

Postby PowerEnglish » Fri Feb 13, 2015 1:07 pm

Many people see fame as a measure of success, perhaps this is why they respect the A-Listers?
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Re: Fame. Is it the new religion?

Postby zareen » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:40 pm

I think Fame may b religion only for materialistic likers not for all.Fame is temporary and religion is permenant fact.Fame remains till u r alive.No one will remember you after few days of your death.

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Re: Fame. Is it the new religion?

Postby Krisi » Tue Feb 24, 2015 11:50 pm

TalkingPoint wrote:Fame. Is it the new religion? People used to worship god(s); now they worship film stars, sports players, princesses and pop singers. In the past people respected faith, now they respect fame.


Fame has nothing to do with religion... there is a difference (in meaning) between worship and admiration.

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Re: Fame. Is it the new religion?

Postby kruwik » Sun Mar 01, 2015 10:22 pm

I think it couldn't be new religion because people have got their own brain. Despite the fact that a lot of them like know the newest gossips and what popular person do in their free time, most of us aren't addicted of this knowledge.

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Re: Fame. Is it the new religion?

Postby klamolga » Mon Mar 02, 2015 9:37 pm

I don't think so. Religion is when there is a God and community participation in specific activities. I suppose that fame is the cultural phenomena.

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Re: Fame. Is it the new religion?

Postby Krisi » Fri Oct 02, 2015 3:14 am

TalkingPoint wrote:Fame. Is it the new religion? People used to worship god(s); now they worship film stars, sports players, princesses and pop singers. In the past people respected faith, now they respect fame.


This is really interesting!
People admire them but not to that extent of adoring and worshiping them as their Gods. These people, (film stars, pop singers...) are assisted or aided by their managers and producers who are using different types of approach so that managers can get the right attention to put the/a person on top. These actors/actresses, pop singers, etc... are also supported by their fans and follow them anytime and everywhere and if possible even on their sleep... The fans are the people that brings in money to their favourite personalities through their shows and other public appearances. If the managers or producers want some people to be famous they invest on them by grooming them to make them appealing to the public. Once the people start to like them that's the time for them to walk on the road of fame. That's how they become famous and bankable people because the fanatics support them, like buying stuffs related to them, watching their favourite personalities on movies and going on live TV shows, etc....so the popular personality becomes a bank then the next move is for the producers to invest more so they would earn more... :-) So that means they become more famous, so to say when they stop, money that would come in would stop too... that's just how the industry goes. So, fame could not be compared to religion... there is actually a manipulation behind to keep their admiration to their favourite personalities always rolling. There are some people who work to ignite the people's interest...While in religion our beliefs was passed on from generation to generation... extending a long way back. Our huge belief in our own religion is enough for us to have faith and believe and be sincere in the unseen. We just have the Holy Scriptures that proves of God's existence. There is no need to ignite because our strong belief will just keep on going wherever we go and whatever the generation. We don't need physical proof of our God. We believe even if we don't see our God. We surrender our complete trust to our religion. This is our faith in Him.

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co-relating this to our economy now..

In my country I guess, this is quite expensive for the fans too who belong to a group. If the fans really become a diehard they really won't stop following their favourite personalities, whenever and wherever they go. Some fanatics are also hoping that their famous personalities could give them a share of whatever success their favourite personalities are enjoying. This personalities are alive, can be seen and touched by their fans and so to some they believe that there is a chance of getting some help, this is why they follow. To some people there is a vested interest. So, again this show's difference between fame and religion.
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