[Milton-L] obedience to your creator

Matthew Jordan matthewjorda at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 14:40:45 EDT 2014


It has not always been clear in this thread whether the interest is in
correctly construing a fiction or in asserting some ontological truth.

I think the old so-and-so would have been rather pleased...

Best

Matt


On 10 April 2014 19:34, Carrol Cox <cbcox at ilstu.edu> wrote:

> JD Fleming:
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> But a few spoke out: stood up and said: I don't care who you are or what
> you say or what this is--you guys can't do that.
>
> Abdiel is one of the few. JDF
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> Abdiel is a fictional character, like Elizabeth Bennett or The Lone
> Ranger. And (in the context of the fiction)  it doesn't take much courage
> on his part to "stand up," since as he himself notes, those not "standing
> up" are going to end up in a very unpleasant place: that is the point of
> his making Power his ultimate argument.
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> It has not always been clear in this thread whether the interest is in
> correctly construing a fiction or in asserting some ontological truth.
>
> Carrol
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