thread: 2009-05-07 : Explaining the Right to Dream

On 2009-05-07, Josh W wrote:

Ok, this is pretty hard to state, but i'll give it a go: When judging a character, it has to be meaningful, in that there surely has to be an analogy or difference at th heart of the judgement. Now surely if characters need to "be the good one", they produce a definition for that quality in the world? If whatever they do they are x, then other people are x-ish because they are like them.

So say I make a cynic character and you make an idealist, and we play almost exactly the same, aren't we saying something contradictory about each others characters anyway, even without making a direct judgment?


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