pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Wed Dec 29 22:23:38 EST 2004
On Mon, 20 Dec 2004, Dorian E. Gray wrote:
> (And oddly enough, what strikes me as most offensive in the books
> now is the notion that though Narnia is not a country for Humans, it
> is a country to be ruled by Humans - horribly colonial.)
The idea goes back a bit further than colonialism, surely.
"And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and
multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion
over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every
living thing that moveth upon the earth."
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."
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