[LMB] Saints and the Bastard

Damien Sullivan phoenix at mindstalk.net
Wed Feb 26 22:06:09 GMT 2020


On Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 08:50:25AM -0500, WalterStuartBushell wrote:
> > On Feb 24, 2020, at 1:13 PM, Lois Bujold <lbujold at myinfmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > LMB:  Speaking as the one true god(ess) of this universe: There is one afterlife, but it has five departments rather than five compartments.  There is a Bastard’s heaven, where souls who assent are united to Him and sustained, same as the other gods.
> 
> Ah, as I thought there is a monotheism underlying the five gods.

Having one afterlife hardly makes something monotheistic.  The Greek
gods were quite polytheistic yet didn't have so much as an "afterlife
of Zeus".

-xx- Damien X-)


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