Re: Pol Joni and worship

From: Peter Metcalfe <metcalph_at_...>
Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2000 19:28:58 +1300

Michael Hitchens:

>On Thu, 7 Dec 2000, Peter Metcalfe wrote:

> > An example. A Orlanthi hero shows up at a Praxian holy spot and
> > wants to sacrifice to Thunderbird, a Praxian spirit. We agree that
> > he cannot simply sacrifice to Thunderbird. IMO he has to open the
> > connection to Thunderbird by himself or through follow the sacrificial
> > ritual of others. I'm not sure that a shaman can help for he can only
> > open a connection to the spirit plane which is not what the hero needs.

> What if (for example) he knew a myth about Orlanth meeting
>Thunderbird? Would that be enough?

Who? The Hero or the Shaman? If the Hero, that would count as prior teaching and would be satisfactory. But if it's the Shaman, then it's still not want the hero requires.

--Peter Metcalfe

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