Who (or what) created Eärwa?

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« Reply #75 on: April 07, 2014, 12:12:36 pm »
Or he gets disintegrated by an orbital laser and people just assume he ascended. ;)
lol I like that even better.
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« Reply #76 on: April 08, 2014, 09:31:19 am »
Cüréthañ, I just noticed your sig (it must be for the second time now)... too funny. That's from an old Westeros thread, right?
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« Reply #77 on: April 08, 2014, 09:34:33 am »
Heh, changed it today when I stumbled over this comment on zombie three seas.  Some one else mentioned it recently too, made me chuckle.
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« Reply #78 on: April 08, 2014, 09:38:52 am »
Too hilarious.
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« Reply #79 on: April 08, 2014, 12:21:25 pm »
Or he gets disintegrated by an orbital laser and people just assume he ascended. ;)

Sweet!  "Mommy, why is the prophet's skin melting?"

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« Reply #80 on: May 26, 2014, 04:01:06 pm »
Not sure where to put this question but is Eärwa the land of the 'Felled Sun' or the 'Uplifted Sun'? Because the Eärwa entry in the glossary says the first, the 'Breaking of the Gates' entry says the second.

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« Reply #81 on: May 26, 2014, 06:40:03 pm »
Not sure where to put this question but is Eärwa the land of the 'Felled Sun' or the 'Uplifted Sun'? Because the Eärwa entry in the glossary says the first, the 'Breaking of the Gates' entry says the second.

It's been questioned before, I can't remember what came of it but I think we simply don't know. Obviously it seems like it's SUPPOSED to be the Felled Sun (setting in the west, rising in the east and all), but that's just assuming Earwa works the same as our World in this sense, which it kind of seems to. This is one of those weird areas where it's hard to tell if Bakker is making a mistake, or if the contradiction is intentional. I tend to think his intention was that the lands beyond the Kayarsus are those of the Uplifted Sun, but in the end that's just me speculating, and I don't know if RSB has ever spoken about it directly.

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« Reply #82 on: May 26, 2014, 07:28:58 pm »
Mistake I guess? This is the same guy who wrote 'No-God' instead of 'Inchoroi' after all...

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« Reply #83 on: May 31, 2014, 06:37:23 pm »
Mistake I guess? This is the same guy who wrote 'No-God' instead of 'Inchoroi' after all...

When was that? Pretty big mistake there...
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« Reply #84 on: June 03, 2014, 09:21:58 am »
In the prologue when Mek says that he rode against the No-God, Bakker admitted that that was an error. But the idea that he meant to write Inchoroi instead is speculation, it could have been something else like the No-God rising during the Cuno-Inchoroi wars in an early version of the story that he changed his mind about later.

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« Reply #85 on: June 03, 2014, 12:18:40 pm »
Sounds kind of like a big "oops" lol.
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« Reply #86 on: July 02, 2014, 09:37:06 pm »
I think Hegel created Earwa so he could collapse it with the Outside and make something new.  Can anybody pinpoint a desire vs objectivity part in the Phenomenology of Spirit?  I hope I don't have to read it again.