Gooch continues to ask gay men to look inside themselves in order to seek out what they truly desire and avoid following a self-destructive path.Inspired by Greek mythology, this book isn't about dating "gods" per se--those Adonises that seem out of reach for just about everyone.
After an introduction that attempts to explain the relationship between the Greek gods and gay dating, the book launches into seven chapters; six examine the traits and lessons of particular gods-Apollo, Dionysus, Hermes, Hephaestus, Eros and Zeus-and one looks at the wisdom of Socrates.
The Elgin Marbles, and our failure to return them, still sits more uncomfortably in the Greek psyche than a recent scandal of sex, lies, and DVDs - ironically involving the Culture Ministry, which is responsible for antiquities.
The scandal broke after the dismissal, and then attempted suicide of culture minister Christos Zachopoulos, after allegedly being blackmailed by a female assistant with a DVD of intimate moments between them.
The scandal has expanded to include several decisions allowing construction at or near archeological sites.
He is now recovering and a woman is awaiting trial on charges of blackmail, which she denies.