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Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 13:03:30 -0700 (PDT)
From: Jerry Friedman 
Subject: Re: (urth) TBOTSS and colonialism

--- Andy Robertson  wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jerry Friedman" 
> > >
> > > No.  And this is part of the ambiguity.    Humanity is "responsible"
> in
> > > the
> > > sense that the inhumi get their patterns of behaviour from humans,
> but
> > > humanity is not "reponsible" for the fact that the inhumi are
> psychic
> > > and
> > > physical parasites and that this is how the inhumi must and do act.
> >
> > True, but the inhumi aren't responsible for that either.
> I think this is a meaningless distinction.    Their minds are not
> responsible for it.   But the mind/body duality, even if it has some
> truth
> for humans, has no meaning for an Inhumi.
> Their minds *right down to their deepest souls* are no more than a
> genetic
> ghost conjured up by their blood-drinking bodies as a chameleon-game to
> facilitate more blood-drinking - a fake so deep that the poor minds
> themselves believe it to be true, but a fake nontheless.

This is possible, but their showing up as human in astral travel
suggests to me that their minds are not a fake.

> The only thing about them that is *not* borrowed is their genetics,
> their
> bodies, and it is the only thing that can be meaningfully judged.

Genetics can be judged as fortunate or unfortunate for a particular
person.  I suspect that the people who have been saying that 
individual inhumi can be judged as moral or immoral are right (in
the Lupiverse).

Jerry Friedman

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