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hero

noun brave person, celebrity, champion, conquering hero, conqueror, decorated hero, deity, demigod, fearless soldier, fighter, folk hero, god, goddess, great man, great woman, guardian, heroine, highest type, ideal type, idol, immortal, luminary, man of courage, man of valor, martyr, master, megastar, model, notable, paragon, perfect type, person who serves as a shining example, phoenix, pillar of the community, protector, soldier, stalwart, star, superhero, superstar, tiger, valiant knight, warrior
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Kirk's attitude regarding false idols is that mankind has no need for gods, "because the one we have is quite adequate."
Footage from the scene of the crime show piles of charred pages from old prayer books, smoldering rubble, and red Hebrew graffiti on one of the church's limestone walls, declaring "false idols will be smashed."
The group claims the statues are "false idols" and contrary to its bizarre interpretation of Islam.
Instead of worshipping the false idols at the Palace and the Party Headquarters, some of our middle class friends would do the country an immense amount of good if they pause and reconsider who they are serving and protecting.
The effigy is a reference to giant animal statues in Biblical times worshipped as "false idols."
Gordon Ellis in the chair, he introduced the Rev Mike Smith of Marsden, who gave a talk on False Idols Worshiped in the Bible.
We do have far too much adoration for these so called "celebs", or as I prefer to call them "false idols", and not the real people of this world.
The ineptitude of Widdy and Wagner, who have fun and give us the same, are glorious attacks on our little island's false idols.
Leaving school, his career as a performer began as a singer of a chaotic punk band False Idols, which played just three gigs before splitting up.
I believe history will show the golden age of the free market and private enterprise was nothing more that a self-serving period of worshipping at the feet of false idols. We will be paying the price for years to come.
There are far too many false idols today, and the world is crying out for Godly examples that will "sing aloud a song of thanksgiving and tell of all the Lord's wondrous deeds." People need examples of Godliness, not of immorality.
Most tragic of all is that teenage girls are taught by commercialism that their womanly curves are somehow unattractive, and that nicotine abuse is necessary for artificially suppressing their appetites and starving them into having thin, childlike figures - so they can emulate false idols such as Kate Moss.