They try to use a lense to focus the rays of the sun to light the Olympic torch -- and it was hidden behind the clouds.
Others want to use the torch lighting as a way to focus on other parts of the world -- today.
SI.com - Olympics - Greek organizers kindle backup Oly torch - Sunday March 23, 2008 12:52PM: "'The image is very important,' Greek IOC vice president Lambis Nikolaou said. 'The younger the girls, the prettier they are.'"The irony....
Go to the sun gods and antiquity -- but only admit those who are under 40.
Furthermore, the monks of Tibet, call for a peaceful protest. How else would they conduct themselves. Seems that the Olympics in ancient Greece, unfolded during a 'sacred truce.'
Where to begin?????