Modern thinkin... tut, tut

From: Mikko Rintasaari (
Date: Thu 22 Jan 1998 - 21:39:06 EET

> Panu writes:
> > (I'm being ganged upon again!)
> Wonder why!
> > Why the humans would not have accepted the elder race culture? This
> > makes definite distinction to most fantasy worlds, AFAIK. The elder
> > races, after all, are elder and thus wiser.

>>> (insert lots of angry comments here)

There is a certain logic here, that many of you seem to be forgetting. On
earth almost all the cultures of old had the consept of the golden age.
How in times gone by humans were closer to the gods, the light was
brighter, men were stronger and nobler, and so on...

  The same pattern is very much present in Glorantha, and indeed it seems
to have been one of the key elements inspiring Greg in his writing.
  The tought of progress, ever onward, is very modern thinking. It comes
as easy as breathing to us, but to bronze age RW humans at last things
were better before, not in the future...
  They are older, thus wiser may well apply.

so there... remember to question your own world views, fellow 20 cen

        -Mikko, the Adept


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