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Ultimate spoiler: you are God. Sound familiar?
February 6, 2008 5:55 AM   Subscribe

Anyone recall seeing a Web page that said something like "Ultimate Spoiler: You are God"?

I have a vague yet nagging recollection of a page, either one-off gag or part of a spoiler aggregate site, that professed the ultimate spoiler for life, i.e. you are god. My extended and thorough searching hasn't produced any leads. Sound familiar to anybody?
posted by Curry to Computers & Internet (7 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
 
There's at least one book I can think of where "You are God" could be considered a plot point, and perhaps a spoiler, but I've never seen the gag spoiler.
posted by adamwolf at 6:18 AM on February 6, 2008


Reminds me of "Stranger in a Strange Land" - "Thou Art God" was a recurring theme.
posted by denishowe at 6:36 AM on February 6, 2008


The origin of the idea is most likely the Chandogya Upaniśad: तत्त्वमसि, or "Thou art That" (where "That" = "Brahman"), is a central theme in Advaita Vedānta.
posted by nicepersonality at 12:26 PM on February 6, 2008


(Disclaimer: "...as I understand it, based on a survey course I took ten years ago." I Am Not A Paṇḍit. Also, on preview, why must Firefox butcher Indic fonts so?!)
posted by nicepersonality at 12:33 PM on February 6, 2008


adamwolf: Is it by Mark Twain?
posted by InnocentBystander at 1:02 PM on February 6, 2008


That really is the ultimate spoiler, but I don't know where you got it.
posted by Joseph Gurl at 9:41 PM on February 6, 2008


Thanks, everyone. Maybe that spoiler page is just a figment of my imagination.
posted by Curry at 11:44 AM on February 7, 2008


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