8FOLD: Mighty Medley # 27, March 2016, by Messrs. Brenton, Perron, Russell, and Stokes

Drew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 20:30:14 PDT 2016

On 3/17/2016 6:29 PM, Tom Russell wrote:
> On Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 11:54:57 AM UTC-4, Drew Perron wrote:
>>But "balance between good and evil" implies that having equal parts of each
 >> is somehow Correct, somehow a more meaningful Good than actual people
 >> overcoming the evil within themselves and making the universe better.
 >> There's a lot of things in the universe that need to be in the right state
 >> of balance, but the point of that balance is that it *is* good, not that
 >> it's between good and bad. (Not that I'm saying that it was wrong for you to
 >> put this trope here - it works *really well* as the kind of thing Maldeux
 >> would have as part of his philosophy, and I quite like pointing out when a
 >> Big Speech On How The Real World Works is self-serving and limited~)
>Well said, sir. The salient point of course, as you grok, is that HE believes
 > it, and will set things into motion accordingly-- doesn't matter if it's true
 > or not, and this being a universe where good generally triumphs over evil on
 > a regular-enough basis, he's probably very wrong. :-)

Indeed! <3 And I look forward to seeing what the consequences are.

Drew "kujibiki unbalance" Perron

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