At times, when at I am at my worst due to suffering from the angst of modern alienation, I find myself wistfully harkening back to a sense of certainty that can be had from a belief in a god or gods. So From "Io9", the great science fiction site of Gawker Media, a tongue-in-cheek promotion to bring back the Greek Gods.
"Has anyone else noticed modern organized
religion is kind of a bummer?
Even if your divine belief system isn't violently persecuting another,
it seems like you're still trapped in a church singing dirges all
Sunday. Modern religion doesn't have any flair.
This is why I'd like to offer a modest proposal: Let's bring back the
ancient Greek gods. Yes, I mean Zeus, Hera, Apollo, Aphrodite, Ares, the
whole shebang — and here's why I think they'd make a significant
improvement over our current options. "