Re: [mythsoc] loyalty oath
- Of course I do, or I wouldn't have said so. I've already seen the
Tolkien mailing list taken over by two logorrheic despisers of any
whiff of religious belief who have for at least two years now used the
list as their soapbox, all because people feel that they have to
"tolerate" every abuse of a public mailing list. So I know from
experience that it is quite possible for lists to be overwhelmed and
diverted from anything like their focus.
And I certainly don't want to _encourage_ it by bending over backwards
to be inviting to movie fans lest we harsh someone's tender feelings.
(And why _should_ we? Discussing movies in and of themselves is outside
the stated charter of this list; and it's not as thought there aren't
already a plethora of movie-oriented forums. In fact, forums focussing
on the _written_ works of J.R.R. Tolkien are now comparatively rare.)
So let me ask you: Do _you_ honestly think there is _no_ chance of this
On Mar 3, 2005, at 10:19 AM, Mike Foster wrote:
> Do you honestly think that there is any chance of this happening?
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From: Mike Foster [mailto:mafoster@...]
Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 4:22 PM
Subject: Re: [mythsoc] loyalty oath
>From here in the sweet shires of farm country in Middle-Illinois, I canTwo answers:
>attest to you that both the care of kine and the making of butter and
>especially cheese is rather like, uh, work. And if Bombadil and
>Goldberry are Ab-Original and Unfallen, why would they work?
1. Goldberry (at least) did work. She had a washing-day while the
hobbits were there.
2. The Lord labored six days.