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Why did the school children make a hero out of Rosh? Do you think they were right?
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They make a hero out of Rosh because he's fighting the Romans. He's a warrior, fighting for freedom, and his sort of action is physical. It's a kind of heroism they can understand, and one they can see themselves taking part in.
I do think they were right in making a hero of him…right, but limited. They paid him admiration because they understood him, and didn't pay as much attention to others they understood less (spiritual leaders).
Posted by gbeatty on March 23, 2007 at 2:29 AM (Answer #1)
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