Re: Feats, Spells, Charms, etc.

From: Sam Elliot <SamLElliot_at_...>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 20:00:12 -0300

On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 7:51 PM, <Toksickburn_at_...> wrote:
> An affinity is something you are.

I always had a problem with this, it strikes an off note...Affinity/Feat is something you are?

Those two words have meanings in English and "Feat" especially - well that is something done...fait in French, feito in Portuguese and so on. When people use feats, they use them as re-enactments of some act (feat) of the god in question, and I like that.

Are is passive, Do is active.

So surely, an affinity is something for which you have an affinity (makes sense to me) and a feat is some impressive act you perform? If you "are" any of that then surely it is as estar in the estar/ser split in Spanish and Portuguese - something temporary.

I dunno, this just annoys me...


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