Re: Infinity, Stasis, Magic in S:KoH

From: Eric Vanel <eric.vanel_at_FSmzBv1ySHEFmE5ejcJTC0c0alqzOKg-SD7VuHq0GsHO0An__kTqXq5plo7e0FR2b>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2012 13:41:22 +0200

Le 17/05/2012 09:28, a écrit :
> I thought that only 'Power' Runes have direct opposites. There can be
> antagonisms between elements, but the relationship is more complex
> than that.
> /// THE LAW predates all. It encompasses everything and everything
> else stems from it. THE LAW is called by some God, Logic, the Great
> Mind or the Ultimate. THE LAW ever was, is and ever will be. Do break
> the theist frame of mind, with neatly-opposed powers etc. : this is
> GREATER. This is why we malkioni have the best, greatest, in a word
> most Logical Civilization, and the rest are deluded pagans and savage
> heathens (who eat babies, of course).
> What ? You say not all malkioni agree on what The Law is ? You say
> some say there are greater things than the law ? You must go listen to
> what the Watcher says. And if you're into rokari lands, you'd better
> learn than "no flies can get into a closed mouth".
> Also, surely Malkion's Law is the difference between wizardry and
> sorcery?
> /// Heh. I love this one. There is only one kind of Logical Magic, set
> by Zzabur. The rest is pure semantics : "Wizardy is magic we approve
> of. Sorcery is magics we don't approve of". That's it. Many malkioni
> call pagan priests "sorcerers" !

My cartesian (Godlearnish) mind would like a clear description of Law. What is the différence with Logic ?
I would prefer a Godlearner answer ;-) , skinned from all fanaticism :-) , and ideally tainted by doubt.

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