Merlin (with spoilers) Grundo, Coercion
sodgers at tassie.net.au
Thu May 29 05:32:05 EDT 2003
> to coerce someone. Both can be seen as people using every weapon in their
We all use what we have though, don't we? Politicians use presence, so do
actors. Models use their faces and posture to get/do things other people
can't. Inventors use a talent other people don;t have. Highly intelligent
people use their talent to pass exams etc... in Real Life no one is ever
equal. Some people have an edge - they inherited looks, charm, money,
endurance or brains that other people don't have. Does anyone ever say they
mustn't use it? Do we tell a natural runner to slow down in the race so the
less gifted can keep up?
Sallyo - *not* advocating unscrupulous dealings, just idly wondering if
magic talent is any more unfair than - say - genius.
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