Dios in many ways puts me in mind of Sir Humphrey Appleby, the senior civil servant in "Yes, Prime Minister".
With a lifetime of experience in bypassing politicians and making sure Britain is governed not by the political whim of the moment but by unchanging Civil Service tradition, Appleby can make a prime Minister feel as inconsequential as a Pharoah does to Dios. And of course Appleby may also draw on hundreds of years of Civil Service customs and precedent to guide him, as well as the basic tricks like tying his politician down in so much red tape, pomp and ceremony that it becomes impossible for him to influence the job. (Witness the sheer amount of accumulated rubbish loaded onto Teppic before his first public audience as Pharoah - as well as a big, heavy, doll-like mask that he can barely see out of. This leaves Dios free to interpret the words of pharoah according to ancient custom and precedent...)
Dios even says, a la Appleby, "I am but a humble servant" on several occasions...--22.214.171.124 11:11, 18 November 2008 (UTC)
Oh, and it occurs to me: in Spanish, Dios means "Gods". This must be fitting, as in the course of several thousand years, "Gods" Dios must have invented, conceptualised and created all the Gods of Djelibeybi... --AgProv 16:13, 25 January 2008 (CET)
- It's not just spaning. Think of the Latin Deus, the greek Theos (θεός). And Dios didn't need to invent the Gods. They existed already. Al he needed to do was create belief. --Sanity 19:29, 25 January 2008 (CET)
Actually, Dios means "God". Gods = "dioses". Adios, --Old Dickens 21:16, 25 January 2008 (CET)
Previously, on the Dios main page
While this appears to create a paradox, it is conceivable that Dios actually did finally die, and was born at some point between the founding of Djelibeybi and the destruction of the Great Pyramid.
Dios is/was/shall be a vegetarian - ostensibly for spiritual reasons, but the practical reasons seem more obvious on reflection.
Neither seem to make a huge amount of sense, so they're here for a while. --Knmatt 17:20, 23 November 2009 (UTC)
Well, according to Magrat Garlick, who has studied these things, at any one time in the colon of a normal human male there can be up to three pounds of undigested red meat. Imagine the backlog after three thousand years extended life... Magrat was shilling for vegetarianism among lancre's people, a heroic but doomed intervention....AgProv (talk) 09:09, 21 July 2014 (UTC)