From: "Don Doggett"
Subject: Re: (urth) FTL Travel Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 23:28:41 -0800 ----- Original Message ----- From: "Andy Robertson" > I think it is quite clear that Wolfe shows FTL travel to be a doorway to a > divine realm. Consider the Ship, the corridors of time, the mirrors. > > And yes, I do believe Wolfe is **intentionally** conflating the > Gd-outside-time of the Catholic Boethius with the time-as-fourth-dimension > of the relativistic Physicist. This dovetails nicely with the idea of Silk's enlightenment and the Whorl's (alleged by me) FTL travel happening simultaneously. Don --