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From: Michael Straight <straight@email.unc.edu>
Subject: Re: (urth) Deluge, Hierodules, Materialism
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 16:26:05 

On Fri, 23 Apr 1999, Carlos Martinho wrote:

> I guess it's a mistake to attempt to put Wolfe's work
> in one of these categories, or read it in a
> "materalistic" or "supernaturalistic" view. The TBONS
> universe is so old that every distintion of this kind
> makes no more sense in the minds of the people who
> live there, and it's a new approach to us -- a
> approach that we have to grasp.

We recently had a discussion that touched on this topic.  Some people
argue that the distinction between "materialistic" and "supernaturalistic"
is a modern one, and that it's we who are unique in making the
distinction, not the TBONS universe for not making it.


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