[LMB] What makes a character irredeemable?
marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Wed Jul 31 23:20:21 BST 2019
On Wed, 31 Jul 2019 11:33:57 +0000, Gwynne Powell
<gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
>Gwynne: People pray for comfort, to give them hope, and to feel that they
>have some control or contribution over the situation. It also gives you a
>social context, helps you fit in with those around you. And in the 5GU most
>of society has strong Temple links. It's part of everyday life.
>Even if it doesn't usually work... it just might. And it can't hurt.
It *can* hurt, if you don't do something you could do because you've
outsourced the solution to a maky-up sky fairy.
That goes both for the people suffering the Bad Thing, and also for
those who think "thoughts and prayers" are an alternative to getting off
their arses and helping out, or sending funds if nothing else.
The 5GU is different: the people there have objective evidence of the
reality of gods (OK, there's quibbling about how many...).
Freedom defined is freedom denied. (Illuminatus)
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