Monday, 1 February 2010

2004 KV18, the hubris of Kratos

2004 kv18 is a Neptune trojan discovered in May of 2004. It has the same orbital period as Neptune and orbit at the L5 Lagrangian point, about 60 degrees behind of Neptune. It has an inclination of 13.6º. It has a diameter of about 70 km.

"To the one who gods want to destroy, first they turn him crazy." (God of War; PS2, 2005)

In the video game "God of War" (PS2, 2005), Ares covers with fog the village where, in that moment, the wife and daughter of Kratos where in, and deceive him to attack the village. After killing by error his wife and daughter in the temple, the fury of Kratos towards the gods turns crazy.

"The hubris is an overdo of pride or selfconfidence in one self, that often result in deserved punishment. In Ancient Greek, alluded a rash scorn for the personal space of others, together with a fault of control over self drive, being a violent feeling inspired by the self exaggerated passions. However, the hubris of Kratos not only is not punished, but involve a victory and a destiny bigger that he ever expected." (Wikipedia)