Re: Elemental Progression

From: Santo Sengupta <aumshantih_at_...>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 15:36:23 -0400

I always viewed the Hepherones Philosophy of Elemental Progression as one of the wondrous little dangers left behind by the God Learners, and treat it as such. Certainly there are magical systems in Glorantha that use it as their basis (I mean, it begs for Wizardry/Sorcery schools), but I can see many alternative systems being purported to be true.

aum shanti shanti shantih.
"The world is like the impression left by the telling of a story." - from the Yoga Vāsiṣṭha

On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 3:28 PM, Stewart <stu_stansfield_at_...> wrote:

> **
> I have no issue with an elemental progression as in-Gloranthan idea. Nor
> am I discussing it as such.
> I do have an issue with it being promoted as a pan-Gloranthan fact in
> official publications (such as in MoLaD, p. 53). Why? Because Gloranthan
> myth--at least Gloranthan myth as I appreciate it in 2012--is extremely
> deep, varied and polyvalent.
> The notion that said myths--with their multitude themes, participants and
> outcomes--can be resolved into this overly simplistic, reductive framework
> depresses me.

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