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An apology...

sador
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Jun 3 2013, 7:28am


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An apology... [In reply to] Can't Post

At the moment, I am very pressed for time, and it turns out that the chapter I must lead next week is more complex than I thought at first. So I might not get around to responding to this thread until a fortnight hence.*

However, when Voronwe's essay was accepted, he has kindly sent me his last draft, to which I have responded with a long list of comments, most of which are probably relevant to this discussion (although it is likely some have been raised already). Should I post them here?



* Dear noWiz, if you are reading this - the same apology applies to you! I'm sure your discussion of Maeglin will be brilliant, but I am likely to return to it only together with your discussion of the Ruin of Beleriand.

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A discussion of "Law and Arda" by Douglas Kane Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 28 2013, 1:36pm
    Persons in Middle-earth noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme May 28 2013, 5:09pm
        very interesting telain Send a private message to telain May 28 2013, 5:38pm
            Some more interesting ethics... Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 28 2013, 7:07pm
                Disturbingly ruthless CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG May 28 2013, 7:30pm
                    Saruman and Orcs Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai May 28 2013, 7:42pm
                    I think the issue must be intent Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 28 2013, 10:02pm
                Letter 183 is an eye-opener then noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme May 28 2013, 7:46pm
                    Yes, that's what is puzzling CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG May 28 2013, 8:07pm
                        That's not what Tolkien actually said Voronwë_the_Faithful Send a private message to Voronwë_the_Faithful May 28 2013, 10:10pm
                            Would Orcs be evil...in a war machine sense? Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 28 2013, 10:49pm
                                There's context and then there's canon, I suppose CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG May 29 2013, 1:59am
                                    The end of Saruman Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 29 2013, 2:09am
                                the only good orc is a dead orc? noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme May 29 2013, 10:02am
                                    Brian Eno, Chekhov and Rambo go to the movies noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme May 29 2013, 12:19pm
                                    Orcs as 'persons' - excellent points on a debatable topic Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 29 2013, 3:01pm
                            letter 183 considered and rebutted, "just wars" etc. noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme May 29 2013, 8:40am
                                a thought about proportion... and orcs...prop-orcs-tion? telain Send a private message to telain May 29 2013, 11:53pm
                                Letter 183 Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth May 30 2013, 7:21am
                                    Thanks for finding those earlier discussions, Elizabeth! noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme May 30 2013, 11:29am
                                        A discussion quite all its own... Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 30 2013, 1:45pm
                                            I think it's doing just fine as a subthread! noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme May 30 2013, 3:20pm
                                                This is a splendid take on accountability Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 30 2013, 3:28pm
                                                    which leads us back into legal fictions... noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme May 30 2013, 5:23pm
                                                        Spectrum of thoughts and law formulation Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 30 2013, 5:49pm
                                                            five, two or zero? noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme May 30 2013, 8:32pm
                I really like that question, Brethil--what about hobbit laws? And death penalties? CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG May 29 2013, 2:18am
                    Law as an opression...continuum? Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 29 2013, 3:29pm
            Wonder if we can see ME as a continual state of war? Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 28 2013, 11:22pm
        Legal 'personhood' in ME.... Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 28 2013, 6:33pm
            Miruvor slammers....never again...// noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme May 28 2013, 6:44pm
            Ask the U. S. Supreme Court... Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth May 29 2013, 7:12am
                I find the exceptions interesting Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 29 2013, 3:42pm
        That's a really fascinating question, Wiz. CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG May 29 2013, 1:37am
    Law and Arda: M-eU (Middle-earth Unit) telain Send a private message to telain May 28 2013, 5:32pm
        Great post, telain. I guess I owe you a beer at the Green Dragon for cross- posting noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme May 28 2013, 6:38pm
            It comes in pints!?! telain Send a private message to telain May 29 2013, 12:39am
                The ideal Hobbit T-shirt? Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 29 2013, 12:45am
                    "It comes in pints" T-shirt noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme May 29 2013, 8:46am
                        Youv'e gone and got Sam all muttery now... Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 29 2013, 3:51pm
        So many questions back Telain! Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 28 2013, 7:27pm
            questions! questions that don't have answers! telain Send a private message to telain May 29 2013, 1:01am
                You make a lot of sense when you are tired Telain... Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 29 2013, 2:04am
                    you are too kind! telain Send a private message to telain May 29 2013, 10:39pm
                Nice succinct comparison, Telain CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG May 29 2013, 3:01am
                    Funny thing is... telain Send a private message to telain May 30 2013, 12:11am
        Finally have time to ponder all your points Telain... Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 28 2013, 11:31pm
            Well, Hobbiton is a "small" town! telain Send a private message to telain May 30 2013, 12:00am
    Criminal minds think alike CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG May 29 2013, 1:19am
        Oops, forgot the obvious: Thank you too for sharing your work, Mr Kane!! // CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG May 29 2013, 1:43am
        Some new points... Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 29 2013, 2:51am
        Telain, acting sub-counsel for the defence of Bilbo Baggins, Esq. telain Send a private message to telain May 29 2013, 10:53pm
            Would this be a pro-bono defense...? Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 30 2013, 3:25am
    Law in Rohan and Gondor - Lets either Court-Marshal Eowyn, or award her the order of Maria Theresa!! noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme May 29 2013, 11:15am
        Gondor vs Rohan law Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 30 2013, 3:34am
    Late to the party and lots to catch up on! elaen32 Send a private message to elaen32 May 29 2013, 10:25pm
        Greetings Elaen! Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 30 2013, 3:19am
    Also late, but a few thoughts. Elwen Send a private message to Elwen May 31 2013, 2:23pm
        Thoughts back Elwen ;-) Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 31 2013, 3:27pm
        Quick point on executions CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG May 31 2013, 10:01pm
            That was the one I thought of too.// Elwen Send a private message to Elwen May 31 2013, 11:15pm
        Bilbo and the Ring Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Jun 1 2013, 6:37pm
            I guess Deagol has the least guilt... Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jun 1 2013, 9:36pm
                I don't think that Sméagol's community knew he was a murderer... noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Jun 2 2013, 7:56am
                    I think deagol was Smeagols brother Yngwulff Send a private message to Yngwulff Jun 2 2013, 8:02am
                        I think cousin too Yngwulff Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jun 2 2013, 5:01pm
                            I wonder if close familial ties helped Smeagol hide his crime CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Jun 3 2013, 9:07pm
                                I can see it playing that way CG... Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jun 3 2013, 10:07pm
                    You are probably quite right Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jun 2 2013, 4:58pm
                        "Spiral of Delinquency" = Indie band I was in during college noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Jun 2 2013, 6:06pm
                Good to see you too, Brethil! :) Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Jun 2 2013, 6:09pm
                    Banishment Yngwulff Send a private message to Yngwulff Jun 3 2013, 2:31am
                        Banishment Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Jun 3 2013, 2:30pm
                            I agree here about the reasons Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jun 3 2013, 2:41pm
                                Yeah, I don't know. Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Jun 3 2013, 5:36pm
                    I am hexed by Gollum CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Jun 3 2013, 9:44pm
                        I see a parallel in Ardamire's point Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jun 3 2013, 10:19pm
                        Isildur Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Jun 4 2013, 5:30pm
                            The self-defense idea Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jun 4 2013, 5:44pm
                                One solution Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Jun 4 2013, 5:47pm
                    What is theft? Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Jun 3 2013, 10:46pm
                        Last Bleak House East of the Sea. Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Jun 4 2013, 5:06am
                            Sauron taught Celebrimbor imin Send a private message to imin Jun 4 2013, 8:42am
                                Yes, I think the Ring is undeniably Sauron's CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Jun 4 2013, 11:43am
                                    So then... Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Jun 4 2013, 1:02pm
                                        Well kinda imin Send a private message to imin Jun 4 2013, 1:23pm
                                            Noruas Inc. Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jun 5 2013, 12:23pm
                                        Does an art teacher... Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Jun 4 2013, 6:10pm
                                            Well Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Jun 4 2013, 7:53pm
                            War booty or weregild, some interesting Law points Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jun 4 2013, 2:57pm
                                That's a fascinating passage, Breth CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Jun 4 2013, 3:48pm
                                    I see it as a weapon as well Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jun 4 2013, 5:39pm
                        I read the other post. Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Jun 4 2013, 5:37pm
                            A semi-relevant tale: Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Jun 4 2013, 6:17pm
                                Weird. Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Jun 4 2013, 6:28pm
                                Wow....! Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jun 4 2013, 7:38pm
        Bilbo knew. Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Jun 3 2013, 10:28pm
    An apology... sador Send a private message to sador Jun 3 2013, 7:28am
        Good to hear from you Sador! Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jun 3 2013, 1:59pm
    International law? CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Jun 5 2013, 3:34pm
        NICE set of inquiries CG! Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jun 5 2013, 4:19pm

 
 
 

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