[Taocow PBEM] Book 3 - Chapter V - The Debate - and a little more
kitsunefx at netzero.net
Tue Oct 25 06:21:56 UTC 2011
ooc: I am not trying to retire Alex but the way the situation is being
presented, Alex does not trust them.
On 10/23/2011 08:22, difdi at comcast.net wrote:
> "I could probably sneak you into the Emperor's bedroom to explain your
> side, though getting out again could be a bit exciting. It would be
> arguably easier to kidnap him first, come to think of it. Given how
> much the Coalition is rumored to hate magic, it's a fair bet they
> don't have wards capable of containing a God."
> He pauses, then continues:
> "You shouldn't judge every nation by the standards of a fascist one.
> Monarchies run through quite a range of moralities, from your
> Coalition to truly constitutional ones with the King or Emperor merely
> as a figurehead for a democracy. My own homeland is a monarchy, and
> even more absolute than the Coalition States, but even there, the King
> takes his oaths as a Knight very seriously. Deliberate injustice is
> very uncommon there, the last crooked magistrate took over a year to
> die. Those who take oaths seriously tend to REALLY dislike oathbreakers."
If people are good only because they fear punishment and hope of reward,
then we are a sorry lot indeed -
- Albert Einstein, German-born American Physicist
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