[LMB] Wide Green questions....
marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Sat Oct 29 22:04:22 BST 2016
On Sat, 29 Oct 2016 15:59:49 -0400, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com>
>And who wants to test it by going up to a malice and stabbing it with a
>knife that might not, and probably won't, work?
>Even if it's possible to create it, I don't think very many farmers are
>willing to be killed early (even if it's only a few minutes) to test it.
>And the most suitable candidates - the people on the very verge of death -
>are most unlikely to be able to give consent then. Yes, prior consent
>could be established, but...
>Sharing knives are precious, but I don't think there's a noticeable dearth
>of them. Cases like that song with the two lovers deciding who gets to
>share are likely uncommon to rare. So I don't think anyone's been so
>desperate that they could test it.
>Things might change if farmer and walker societies grow closer, but I
>suspect not in the protagonists' lifetimes.
Hmm. "WGW: 100 years on". That could be an interesting exercise.
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'And I'll find them all, wherever they may be
And I'll bind them all in the dark,' said he - Kevin Ahearn.
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