From: "Andy Robertson"
Subject: Re: (urth) TBOTSS and colonialism Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 15:31:36 +0100 ----- Original Message ----- From: "Adam Stephanides" > on 5/28/02 3:08 PM, Andy Robertson at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > > >> Yes, but I'm not sure the inhumi nature is necessarily more of an obstacle > >> to becoming virtuous persons than human nature. Neither group comes off > >> very well in the SS books. > >> > > Right. I think I agree with you here. > > How does this square with your original argument that the inhumi's tragedy > was that they were incapable by nature of being other than evil, and that if > they were just "humans in drag" this tragedy would be meaningless? The ghost-soul in the inhumi may attain to a sort of human virtue. The flesh remains evil. Of course the question is whether "evil" in this context means anything other than "evil to humans". It depends on what you mean by "nature", "good" and "evil". Also by what "they" refers to when you are talking of the inhumi. And the whole point of the inhumi is to put these concepts to the Question. To Excruciation hartshorn --