(urth) Typhon's concessions
marcaramini at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 10:39:31 PDT 2018
My good looks and penetrating intellect, of course. The aura of Aramini. I
call it Marcissism.
On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, Dan'l Danehy-Oakes <danldo at gmail.com>
> The criminal on the scaffold in Silk's enlightenment? Obviously Jesus. Who
> says enlightenment only works backwards?
> I suspect that Severian _does_ lie, or at least makes mistakes. There are
> little contradictions in his account that don't jibe with him having
> perfect memory *and* truthfulness.
> As for all the things "just like" our world; I don't know. That's not easy
> to explain.
> H'mmm. What justification do you have for Araminian Exceptionalism (i.e.,
> he won't "almost lie" to you)?
> Dan'l Danehy-Oakes
> When faced with two alternatives, I always like to choose the fourth.
> On Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 9:28 AM Marc Aramini <marcaramini at gmail.com> wrote:
>> My nuclear hot take on the solar cycle: Severian doesn’t lie; Wolfe
>> almost does - but not to me. I just can’t imagine Wolfe would take out the
>> most important person in history and have it change nothing in that
>> history. We still get Alice in wonderland and a Catholic Church and
>> drinking matte in South America and pope’s translation of the odyssey.
>> Jesus didn’t have any impact on history if the solar cycle doesn’t have him.
>> On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, Marc Aramini <marcaramini at gmail.com>
>>> Whereas I believe in the absolute authority of the author and the
>>> terrible lies and misdirections of his interview habits. What a dilemma!
>>> On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, Dan'l Danehy-Oakes <danldo at gmail.com>
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