[LMB] TSK - Echoes, malice morality

Prof.ssa Maria Luisa Vassallo profamarialuisa at gmail.com
Mon Jul 22 12:36:15 BST 2019


Does anyone know how “malices” was translated into other languages? Nomen
omen....

Luisa V.

Il giorno lun 22 lug 2019 alle 13:05 Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> ha
scritto:

> On Sun, 21 Jul 2019 19:44:09 -0400, Katherine Collett
> <kcollett at hamilton.edu> wrote:
>
> >On Jul 21, 2019, at 7:25 PM, Damien Sullivan <phoenix at mindstalk.net>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Well, if malices are fragments or copies of some sorcerer king, they
> >> could be as intelligent and evil as that sorcerer king. A copy of Hitler
> >> isn't less evil than Hitler.
> >
> >But ... it depends on what you mean by "copy".  A clone of Hitler or
> anyone would, first of all, be a baby, and be unlikely to grow up exactly
> the same way.  But in any case, if the copy is in fact human, with free
> will, then yes, choosing evil would be evil.  But that's not what we see of
> the malices.  If they are copies, in some sense, of a sorcerer king, they
> are much more fragmentary copies, and of the king at some fully grown (and
> fully evil?) point -- which they arrive at not the usual way by growing up
> and making choices, but through absorbing ground and going through molts
> and evidently not having any free will or choice at all.
>
> They perhaps more like a computer virus; destructive, but not
> fundamentally evil; that distinction belongs to whoever turned it loose.
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