thread: 2006-08-31 : I think my expectations are screwed

On 2006-09-07, Ben Lehman wrote:


You do realize that the heat death only happens in one or two cosmologies, right?  Painting all modern physical theory with the brush of "heat death" is a little ... uh ... broad.

I had a long post about tradition, and the breaking of it, which was lost.  Suffice it to say that I agree with Sydney that breaking tradition is a stupid thing to do, but I think that it's something that we do and are, in fact, required to do as storytellers, artists, Americans, and humans in general.  I'm happy to expound on that point if people want me to.


P.S.  As a last bit: Sydney, you do realize that when Vincent says "if human lives were infinite, God wouldn't have needed Jesus to die for us" he means "if we were angels, we would not need Christ to know God" which is, I believe, generally held as true (God never provided a messiah to the angels—no need.)  At least, that's what I read him as meaning.


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