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The fate/destiny of men (mankind)

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Jan 10 2013, 12:00am

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The LOTR wikia page says this in the article about the Halls of Mandos:

"The elves were doomed to wait in the halls until the end of time, but Men had a different fate, a fate which not even Manw truly understood."

It's made me think, the fate of men which only Eru presumably understands, was this to reflect Tolkien's uncertainty about what happens after death?

What would you see as the fate of man? I assume this fate is what we do in the afterlife rather than during physical life on Earth?

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The fate/destiny of men (mankind) Emyr Send a private message to Emyr Jan 10 2013, 12:00am
    Tolkien had no doubts about the afterlife entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Jan 10 2013, 1:34am
        agreed elevorn Send a private message to elevorn Jan 10 2013, 6:44pm


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