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Interesting question

Tol Eressea

Jan 26 2013, 2:19am

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Interesting question [In reply to] Can't Post

Interesting question, but I think that just because it doesn't have the ability to inflict great evil itself doesn't mean it doesn't have thoroughly evil intent: intent and ability are two different things. Maybe Sauron deliberately limited the ring's power so that he could maintain control of it - a sort of system over-ride. A bit like people who are spooked by the image of HAL refusing to open the doors for Dave in 2001: A Space Odyssey might make sure that any computer they program can be unplugged Laugh

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The One Ring...only slightly evil? stoutfiles Send a private message to stoutfiles Jan 25 2013, 9:05pm
    It was a rush job Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 25 2013, 9:11pm
    Sauron designed it that way because Nira Send a private message to Nira Jan 26 2013, 1:30am
        LOL :D // zarabia Send a private message to zarabia Jan 26 2013, 2:20am
    Interesting question zarabia Send a private message to zarabia Jan 26 2013, 2:19am
    This is an incredibly entertaining post. :)// Milknut Send a private message to Milknut Jan 27 2013, 3:14am
    I think the idea that he might ever lose the ring never occured to Sauron. // NottaSackville Send a private message to NottaSackville Jan 29 2013, 4:30pm
        He did consider it according to Tolkien stoutfiles Send a private message to stoutfiles Jan 29 2013, 5:43pm
    The One Ring dreamflower Send a private message to dreamflower Jan 30 2013, 11:28pm


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