[LMB] OT: Tech marches on

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Mon Dec 13 13:56:25 GMT 2021

> On Dec 13, 2021, at 8:36 AM, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
> Remember when fantasy writers wrote about death spells and got all of the details wrong before we knew how they *really* work???

Oh, that was explained in _Moby Dick_, if not earlier. The person cursed doesn’t die unless they want to.

"We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light."
 - Attributed to Plato

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