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Wed Mar 18 15:21:50 PDT 2009
Yes, much better put. In reaching toward the divine, humans make stuff up. Some of it is true, some of it is less true.
But Wolfe doesn't seem to see any of the stuff we make up as dead ends, false gods, idols, or traps and snares. Rather, it's all good, especially if the Divine isn't offended but reaches out in turn to make the false true. And that fits his oeuvre, which is consistent in this regard, from Soldier of Sidon to Free Live Free and the Eyeflash Miracles to The Wizard Knight.
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 15:49:56 -0400
From: John Watkins <john.watkins04 at gmail.com>
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Yes and no...I think Wolfe is interested in the question of how the human
mind approaches the divine and in the way that the Divine approaches the
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