25 March 2010

Will Nemesis follow Hubris?

Hubris=extreme haughtiness or arrogance; Nemesis=inexorable divine retribution.

The Greeks thought that Nemesis inevitably followed Hubris. I wonder if there is any suggestion of a timetable for this?

This benign looking statue comes from the Romans in Egypt around the 2nd century A.D. and is thought to be a representation of Nemesis.

I wonder if ignorance of Greek mythology will be an acceptable excuse for our— sure to be wrecked even more than it is now—healthcare system.

Wouldn't the honest thing for all of our politicians on the Left to say on last Sunday evening have been "Gee, I wonder if this is going to work. I hope so. Aye."

2 comments:

Nicole said...

Honest politicians?! Oh, ROTFLMBO.

Good one, Ken.

(wiping eyes)...

:-p

Hope you're feeling okay.

Ken & Carol said...

Thanks Nicole for your comment. I think there are some, somewhere, else how would we have ever entertained the notion.

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