Fame. Is it the new religion?

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Re: Fame. Is it the new religion?

Post by dariakur » Sun Feb 23, 2014 12:07 am

I don't really believe in this, for some people fame might be an important part of life, but people do not pray to celebrities, they just like and admire them.

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Re: Fame. Is it the new religion?

Post by Tkiewicz » Wed Feb 26, 2014 3:41 pm

I strongly believe that is true. Not everybody is smart enough to not follow idols, so they need to do this. If someone doesn't have their own opinion, then he/she will believe their idols. Nowadays there is a lot of people, who don't do anything, but everyone knows them.

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Post by wojcieszek » Wed Feb 26, 2014 5:35 pm

I think that fame is not a religion. Religion is faith in someone or something. Fame is not only popular belief statement so that fame can be a religion is wrong.

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Post by olamro » Wed Feb 26, 2014 8:55 pm

In my opinion fame is like a new religion. I think that, because now people became famous if they wear nice clothes or have a lot of friends. In the past famous person, who was a singer really could sing and nobody looked on his clothes or hairstyle. They were really stars. Now only need to do is record a video, when you do something, it can be even something stupid, but if you are liked, you will be famous.

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Post by Klaudyna » Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:04 pm

I think that the fame isn't the new religion because we can talk about reliogion where for exaple a group of people believe in somebody or something who have long since died or does not exist. In my point of view the fame is only a thing by which some peopple can achieve success and earn lots of money. And of course every fame person have their fans, but they love their idols mainly by the fact that they are famous and lot of people talk about them but not for example for their talent.

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Post by krozmar » Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:20 pm

From my point of view, fame is not a new religion. Many people want to be like celebrities dressing up and behaving like them. People have their idols but I do not think that this is something more after the worship.

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Post by Wojteeek » Thu Feb 27, 2014 11:54 am

As far i'm concerd fame isnt new religion because belief and being fascinated are two and diffrent things and they have not common features.

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Post by StoKin » Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:33 pm

In my point of view fame is not a new religion because for most people liking someone for example star is only pastime. For me religion is celebrating God in different ways in different countries.

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Post by nicbase » Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:29 pm

I agree with opinion that fame is a new religion. People used to worship gods, but nowadays it is commonly observed that they worship film stars, sport players and pop singers. I suposse that stars affect for people positively. There is the reason that people idolize stars. It is hard to say if people worship stars and God equal, but I am certain that nowadays fame is more important for lots of people than other issues. They want to achieve their goals, be the best and be known.

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Post by OskiDz » Wed Feb 04, 2015 6:29 pm

I think that fame is not a new religion. It is something that people want , but this can not be the name of religion. Famous people become heroes for us-ordinary people, but remember that there are a lot of more important things than being popular . Imitating somebody, we become his copy. If you depend on popularity , you have to show something unique , then it will be respected.

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Post by aladrelich » Fri Feb 06, 2015 3:44 pm

I thinkt fame is new religion, because people are more interested what famous people do, how they act, how they look. In earlier times poeple pray to they God and now they spent more time to know what they favouritve star doing. It is not bad, that you want to more slimillar to somebody or know what they are doing and where thet are buying clothes, but you should know that you have to be yourself! :)

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Post by Lucywa » Sat Feb 07, 2015 9:43 pm

I think fame is a new religion because sometimes we forget about our life and we are intresting exclusively about famous people . We want become like our idols. We're wearing the same clothes , doing the same things and we're trying to live like stars. We forget about real life. :-?

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Post by natalianowak » Sun Feb 08, 2015 7:24 am

I think, that fame is new religion. For example idols have a lot of fans, who can do everything for idols. Fans often forget, that stars are normal like they. People always cheep or faint, when they see someone fabulous. People used to worship gods and their gods are celebrities. They want to be like them and they want to know everything about idols. They also often invent stories about stars like Homer in Ancient Greece about gods.

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Post by alicpryl » Sun Feb 08, 2015 9:46 am

I agree that fame is some kind of new religion. Most people want to be famous and recognizable in environment.
People also worship their idols, for example : singers, film stars etc. Most of us forget about the God and faith, most important thing is to imitate celebrities.

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Post by dębskidzik » Sun Feb 08, 2015 1:21 pm

For me religion is too strong word. Fame is connect with money and popularity so most of us want to be famous. Is this good? For me when we have some dreams, develop them and we can catch people attention we will be famous. But if we are trying to became famous at all costs It won't be nothing good.

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Post by OlaaMej » Sun Feb 08, 2015 4:41 pm

In my opinion fame definitely is the new religion. People are more interested in famous people life than their own lives. Especially teenagers for whom their idols have the status of a god. They can cry and by thrilled by just see that their idol eat or buy something. That's why new generation religion isn't for example catholicism (like in my country) but fame.

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Post by KubaKoi » Sun Feb 08, 2015 5:18 pm

I think fame isn't a new religion. In my opinion people who are interested in celebrities don't make them as their gods. Ordinary people just want to be famous but they don't pray for celebrities, they don't build churches for them etc. So for me, fame isn't a new religion. It is something normal that someone is more famous.

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Re: Fame. Is it the new religion?

Post by justynasta » Sun Feb 08, 2015 6:17 pm

I think that fame isn't the new religion. Definitely it's too big word. Of course a lot of people worship the famous for exaple they want to live, dress, act like they but for me they only treat them like heroes, not as a god. Some want to be famous. Maybe they need in order to somebody appreciates and admires them. So in my opinion we shouldn't name fame as the new religion, because we can give offence to people who indeed believe in God.

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Post by agatawerecka » Sun Feb 08, 2015 6:36 pm

Fame is the new religion, I think Fame is something that many people want to have. It has become something for us what we want and we want to acquire. Celebrities have their own rituals, giving autographs and taking pictures with fans. Everyone will follow the gaining of fame, money and all temporal goods. It has become a religion.

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Post by annmadej » Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:04 pm

I don't think that fame is new religion, i rather think that fame is something that a lot of people want and dream about, fame is new "money" for me, we wont it because we think that we are better people with this.

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Post by NaKuzajewska » Sun Feb 08, 2015 9:05 pm

I don't think that fame is a new religion, it's definitely too big word. I know that there are a lot of people who really admire famous people. They want to look like them, have the same items and do the same things, just be like them. But I assocciate religion with, for example prayer. Is there anybody who thinks that famous people are like God? Is there anybody who prays to them? I don't thinks so and I hope that fame will never be a religion, because there are more important things in life.

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Post by kowalskidzik » Sun Feb 08, 2015 9:15 pm

Definitely not. I dont even know where it came the idea for such a question. Fame is something that has always occurred and will occur, but surely this is not a religion.

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Post by 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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Post by 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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Post by 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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Post by 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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Post by 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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Post by 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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Post by 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?

Post by 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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Post by 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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