[LMB] The Spirit Ring

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sun Sep 12 00:47:18 BST 2021


We actually know little of Athos' religion.  I don't even remember that
much was mentioned besides God being The Father.  That could mean
Christianity or something else entirely.

On Sat, Sep 11, 2021, 12:30 PM Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 11, 2021 at 11:59 AM Robert Woodward <
> Robert_A_Woodward at comcast.net> wrote:
>
> > ? I think you have the meaning of that Ezar and Cordelia exchange
> > reversed. Ezar found atheism comforting because death was the end (no
> > eternal punishment in Hell).
> >
>
> Yes, thank you for the correction.  I truncated the 'a' away from the
> 'theism' there.
>
> Self-interest, without modification, is unenlightened.
> >
>
> No, it's merely self-interest.
>
>
> > Since it is the offshoot that did the misreading, not the original faith
> > (and why do you conclude that  it was Eastern Orthodox?)
>
>
> Beg pardon?  Are you not familiar with the actual Mt. Athos, and its
> policies?
>
>
> > your comment suggests either a misreading on your part or a desire to be
> > offensive.
> >
>
> Riiiight.
>
> Matt G.
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