Since these world ‘games’ are touted as being a unification of the world countries in one place, with one dream, one cause (I’ll save the analysis of that Babylonian redux and its spiritual motives for another essay), why should numbers matter? Isn’t the whole point to share a friendly rivalry in peace? Of course it isn’t the point! Every country wants to take home the gold, and denying it is pointless.
Click image for larger version By SHARON K. GILBERT August 25, 2008 SOMETIMES television inspires; sometimes it disgusts; sometimes it teaches. Last night’s NBC airing of the Chinese Olympics’ Closing Ceremonies managed to do all the above plus more: it programmed and revealed. If you missed it, I’m betting YouTube