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From: Adam Stephanides <adamsteph@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: (whorl) RE: Digest whorl.v011.n027
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2000 14:47:17 

Roberson, John wrote:

>         If humans offer themselves willingly to the inhumu, who then develop
> something of their soul/spirit of not harming others and being
> self-sacrificing, then those inhumu will quit feeding on other humans.
> Feeding from only non-sentient animals, they would lose their sentience and
> revert to blood-sucking croc vermin.  While this would get rid of the inhumu
> problem, it would be somewhat contrary to Incanto's ethical stance, since he
> believes the inhumu spirits to be developing "souls" and to do something
> that would revert them back to beasts would be "killing" their human-like
> spirits.

And if humans offered themselves knowing that it would result in the
inhumi losing their intelligence, they would not be acting in the spirit
of not harming others, so the inhumi would not imbibe this spirit, so
they wouldn't stop feeding on humans, so they wouldn't lose their
intelligence, so the self-sacrificing humans wouldn't be harming them,


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