戴安娜是圣人吗?

普林斯顿--戴安娜王妃去世已经十年,但是依旧具有明星的力量。悼念和回首文章充斥着媒体。全世界的公众似乎还在对此趋之若鹜。是否戴安娜已经变成一种新的圣人?如果是这样的话,这又告诉我们些什么呢?

我在2004年遇到了对戴安娜的崇拜。那时,我在海德公园。女王在那一天为戴安娜王妃纪念喷泉揭幕。我混杂于一群 中年妇女之间,她们穿着夹克,戴着帽子,上面都是徽章。除了那些徽章不是贝克汉姆、而是戴安娜的之外,她们看上去像是足球拥趸。

我开始同她们攀谈起来。我了解到她们的衣服,手包和鞋子都是仿造戴安娜曾经用过的。有些人在家里有一间“戴安娜房间”,里面都是王妃的纪念品。她们的生活看起来都是围绕着一位去世七年的妇女。

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