thread: 2006-01-17 : Hurt and Abandonment

On 2006-01-18, C. Edwards wrote:

I very much doubt that I can be hurt by any fictional event in a roleplaying game, book, etc. Now, I can be heavily affected, made sad, happy, upset, reflective, and so forth.

I'd like to hear from somebody that thinks "Nobody Gets Hurt" is wimpy AND has also been hurt. If that's you, Vincent, then cool. It's just that I know that not believing I can be hurt by fiction may make it easier for me to also feel that "Nobody Gets Hurt" is silly.



This makes Chris go "It's not the fiction per se..."
It's what your friend is saying to you through the dialogue that IS fiction, that is hurtful.

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