[LMB] Gods: electromagnetic fields? projections of human desire?

Elizabeth Stowe estowe427 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 12:50:48 BST 2015


Matt: <snip> It's this, combined with bits of the sermon in PoS,
which make me think that the gods might be electromagnetic fields, possibly
powered by Earth's core.

Margaret: What evidence do we have that the five gods are really five different
entities? <snip> Or even five different projections of human desire, built
up and codified over time?

es: Wow, startling. This must be what metaphors are all about. Each reader imagines the world of the story -- using the details handed over by the author -- in his or her own way. Similarly, the folks in the World of the 5 Gods can't specifically describe their gods. The saints have the worst time of it.




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