[LMB] Personal disparagement
lmb at matija.com
Sun Sep 19 12:59:57 BST 2021
Miles did have use charm as his only tool. At other times he used
shiploads of mercenaries, armed shuttles, hist authority as Lord
Auditor, and the power of the count to make someone an un-person. There
are people on whom charm works, there are situations where charm works,
and there are people and situations where it is of no use.
No amount of charm from "the mutie Lord" would have moved Ma Mattulich.
On 19/09/2021 11:18, Raymond Collins wrote:
> He definitely wouldn't go far.
> On Sun, Sep 19, 2021, 5:06 AM dbernat <dbernat at gol.com> wrote:
>> Raymond Collins wrote:
>>> Insulting people doesn't help! This should be a mutually respectful
>>> for LMB fans to post their own views. No matter how much people
>>> If you want to insult people go to Twitter. Not here!
>> There's a line in one of the Vorkosigan books about Miles using charm as
>> a tool.
>> Imagine Miles Vorkosigan with only moral dudgeon in his toolkit.
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