ASH SOURCEBOOK: Elemental Planes

Andrew Perron pwerdna at
Fri Sep 24 16:32:40 PDT 2010

On Fri, 24 Sep 2010 05:32:10 +0000 (UTC), Dave Van Domelen wrote:

>      As a side note, while this piece was mostly inspireed by the need to
> work out some worldbuilding for ASH, the idea of interaction with a spirit
> field comes from some recent philosophical woolgathering I did while driving
> to Topeka.  To wit, the idea that if there *is* such thing as a soul
> independent of the body, it must be constructed in such a way that it can
> interact with physical matter and/or electromagnetism or it wouldn't be able
> to actually DO anything.  And this led to the idea that ghosts might just be
> strong recordings on the spirit field that remain stable in a process similar
> to magnetic hysteresis.  :)  It's likely that this idea has been developed
> many times under many different names, but it arrived in my brain at the
> right time to be useful for this file.

It's like "Calculating God", only not intensely disappointing!

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, margno

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