The Curious And Deadly Case of Idolatry ( Performative and Repetitive Variant)

https://www.mailplus.co.uk/edition/comment/124169/travis-scott-is-not-a-god-but-the-worship-he-and-other-superstars-inspire-can-have-deadly-consequences

This article begs the following line of questioning:
What are the moral and ethical responsibilities of the false idols when they know they are worshipped and adored? Travis Scott and Drake know they are worshipped and adored by young and older POCs, including(?) the chronically melanin-deficient.

Donald J Trump branded and marketed himself as an idol to be worshipped and adored. His brand-sponsors are also some of the brand-sponsors of Travis Scott and Drake. What are the moral and ethical responsibilities of the false idols when they know they are worshipped and adored?

Within the legal guild, US Supreme Court Justices with jobs for life rendering opinions that can impact generations for hundreds of years know that they are idolized at a minimum, by members of their guild-- and the general public-at-large. What are the moral and ethical responsibilities of the false idols when they know they are worshipped and adored?

What happens when the idolized are immoral, amoral, unethical by choice, by genetics, or by physical dis-ease and or mental illness?
Unabated, unchecked global pandemics that kill millions is one set of documented outcomes throughout recorded history. Even crazier is the extent to which the false idols' behaviors are justified, defended, rationalized, even when all can see how their behaviors lead to mass death, chaos and destruction.

What happens when false idols are massively rewarded and lauded for everything they say and do? I observe that it becomes easier and easier for them to expect that everyone will comply with all of their wishes all of the time. This compliance is over time demanded and granted, even when it is clearly not in the best interest(s) of those genuflecting/complying.

Embracing the gift of prolonged periods of quiet contemplation with all needs met allows much needed perspective-taking to occur. If you came of age in a literate family with a love for books and public libraries, deeper calming insights will be yours. Even in the midst of drama and chaos, deep, calm, and grounded illumination will happen.

Profound and passionate pacifism makes for personal purgatory. You wish to see creation completely rid of 100% of all immoral, amoral, and unethical false idols. But without the raw power and unlimited financial resources to intervene in global affairs, you appear and you feel powerless and overwhelmed-- that is the purgatory.

But then--the children of a lessor God-- the comedy royalty and the performing artists appear, summoned by the Universe to keep you alive to bear witness to the Unexpected Premature Universal Convulsion, a seizure of epic and long term proportions, a.k.a. UpUChuck, for short. But there is no nausea, vomit, or tell-tale smell-- there is just the white noise of purgatory.

The sun sets over the Pacific Ocean’s Horizon, and the desert cools. Without artificial light, the nightcrawlers will take over, so the streetlights will soon begin to turn on. They pollute the natural lightshow of billions of stars. Our hero settles in for another night at home. He rests under the relative safety of the artificial light. He has known for some time that Seasonal Affective Disorder is real. He misses sleeping in the rented Big Bear Lake cabin, under the billions of stars.

Perhaps, as he sleeps tonight, the questions will be answered just in time for another Monday morning at the breaking of day in 2021.

What are the moral and ethical responsibilities of the false idols when they know they are worshipped and adored?

What happens when the idolized are immoral, amoral, unethical by choice, by genetics, or by physical dis-ease and or mental illness?

What happens when false idols are massively rewarded and lauded for everything they say and do?

(C) VernonNickersonSchoolcoach 2021. All rights reserved.

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STOP ASSESS FACILITATE EDUCATE/EVOLVE/ EFFECT PERMANENT PEACE I Also am a minority advocate for humans choosing to be unconditionally loving. Be S.A.F.E.

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STOP ASSESS FACILITATE EDUCATE/EVOLVE/ EFFECT PERMANENT PEACE I Also am a minority advocate for humans choosing to be unconditionally loving. Be S.A.F.E.

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