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  • The gods don’t like skiing too much either

    by Sunny
    22nd February, 2006 at 3:01 am    

    You don’t know what’s going to annoy the gods these days, honestly. A ski resort to be built in the Himalayas has come unstuck because the locals gods did not like the idea. Too environmentally unsound, an opinion poll of the deities declared, which is a good enough reason for me. [hat tip j0nz]

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    1. Don — on 22nd February, 2006 at 1:09 pm  

      ‘Nine out of 10 gods who expressed a preference …’

      Can a god tick the ‘Don’t know’ box?

      Maybe I could find some local gods who hate golf…

    2. Rohin — on 22nd February, 2006 at 1:20 pm  

      It’s an interesting aside. I’m quite into my climbing and I did a research project on the Sherpa. Everest was first climbed by an Englishman and his Sherpa companion simply because before his arrival, the locals had no desire to climb it. Because it was essentially the representation of God - the mother Goddess, Chomomiyolangsangma (the original name for Everest).

    3. Nush — on 22nd February, 2006 at 2:30 pm  

      i love it!

      with it being skiing season right now i guess poeple want to go to other places that are less unknown.

      i heard about the helecopter drop skking trails in alsaska if you can afford £100 K plus

    4. mirax — on 22nd February, 2006 at 3:24 pm  

      ‘As keen students of the Hindu religion, Mr Ford and Mr Sims will know that, when the correct offerings are made, the gods are often open to persuasion.’

      Aint that the truth of ALL religions?;-)

    5. Sunny — on 22nd February, 2006 at 3:35 pm  

      Heh, and specially true in India mirax.

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