[LMB] All things are contained in Bujold...

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue Feb 11 12:42:33 GMT 2020



> On Feb 11, 2020, at 4:00 AM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> 
>> Make no mistake---I'm no liberal nor leftist, but I am also no fan of the
>> Westboro Baptists.  But I can't just see them as unmitigated, cackling
>> villains any more.
> 
> Outside of fantasy novels, is anyone a villain to himself?  And even
> there, the better ones climb above that monochrome simplicity.

It’s very rare.

A bit more common are those who decide to be counter to expectations, and then become the role that they are playing.

And there are the narcissists who don’t care.

But the vast majority have convinced themselves that what they are doing is good and right and proper.


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