Instead of Fighting Netanyahu, He Should Be Turned Into a God

Netanyahu shaped Israel in its present form and his image will not simply fade away. Instead of fighting him, why not turn him into a divinity?

Ofri Ilany
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Ofri Ilany

How does a human being become a god? Usually, by degrees. Take Julius Caesar, for example. In 45 B.C.E., when rumors reached Rome about his victory in one of the crucial battles of the civil war, the Senate decided to take several unprecedented steps. Statues were erected to Caesar, and his portrait was engraved on coins – for the first time in the history of the Roman Republic. On top of that, the Senate decided to build him a residence in the form of a temple, and to ordain a priest to be in charge of his personal cult.

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