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« Reply #45 on: September 24, 2014, 06:33:40 pm »
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« Reply #46 on: February 02, 2015, 07:48:11 am »
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« Reply #47 on: February 05, 2015, 02:46:34 am »
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Worth noting that hers is silver, his are gold.
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« Reply #48 on: February 05, 2015, 05:01:07 am »
Women are inherently less holy than men.

Or so she's been taught.

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« Reply #49 on: February 05, 2015, 01:18:54 pm »
I also think it interesting that Kellhus was not the one to see his own halos first. Mimara on the other hand...


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« Reply #50 on: February 05, 2015, 03:11:06 pm »
There is a substantial and important difference between their halos. Hopefully this is made clear in TUC.
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« Reply #51 on: February 06, 2015, 04:37:04 am »
I also think it interesting that Kellhus was not the one to see his own halos first. Mimara on the other hand...


Kellhus sees his own when he begins seeing himself as holy.

Mimara sees hers, but she really doesn't want to see hers because she hates it when good things happen to her.

Who's being more objective here?

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« Reply #52 on: February 06, 2015, 01:48:31 pm »
You could construe that as a kind of masochism kind of - she prefer to be miserable, and thus sees things that make her miserable.

Or, TJE could be our only 'objective' viewpoint into the world of Earwa...
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« Reply #53 on: February 06, 2015, 03:42:19 pm »
Women are inherently less holy than men.

Or so she's been taught.

yeah, i guess the color scheme could put either one, both, or neither on top.  green haloes anyone?

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« Reply #54 on: February 06, 2015, 05:34:05 pm »
You could construe that as a kind of masochism kind of - she prefer to be miserable, and thus sees things that make her miserable.

Or, TJE could be our only 'objective' viewpoint into the world of Earwa...
I think that's the point.

But consider that those two things may not be mutually exclusive.

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« Reply #55 on: February 06, 2015, 06:51:00 pm »
What? Some all-power likes to make Mimara miserable because that's what she wants?
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« Reply #56 on: February 06, 2015, 06:53:38 pm »
I've seen it postulated (and I could believe, though of course I'm unsure) that the possessor of the Judging Eye is the Judge. That their subjective perceptions set the objective standards by which the Outside judges damnation.

So woe to the world that the current possessor of the Judging Eye believes the Universe is an arbitrary, cruel, and fundamentally unfair place.

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« Reply #57 on: February 10, 2015, 01:59:45 pm »
Oh ok that makes more sense. I wasn't sure where you were going. An interesting thought, but hard to speculate further.
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« Reply #58 on: February 10, 2015, 03:49:25 pm »
It so far would seem to depend on how literally you take that segment where she forgives Galian for raping her.

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« Reply #59 on: February 10, 2015, 06:21:18 pm »
And/or could be similar to how it is suggested that the Psukhe is 'indistinguishable from Gods own work" (not a direct quote).

Mim's forgiveness might have been guided by some greater power, etc etc.
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