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Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 10-08-2005, 06:08 PM
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Posted By Aiwendil
Kuruharan wrote: Now I'm afraid I'm going...

Kuruharan wrote:


Now I'm afraid I'm going to have to turn the tables and ask you to explain how that is possible.

I find it hard to imagine Iluvatar saying "Wow, Sauron's really doing quite a...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 10-08-2005, 01:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,147
Posted By Aiwendil
Davem wrote: This is something like what...

Davem wrote:


This is something like what I meant by its "mindless desire". But I don't see it as simply being attracted to power - Mt. Doom is the place where the Ring was forged, so I would...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 10-07-2005, 07:19 PM
Replies: 80
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Posted By Aiwendil
Kuruharan wrote: I don't know whether...

Kuruharan wrote:


I don't know whether it's possible. But this is a fictional world.

But surely we can speak at times of "mindless desires". As I see it, the Ring certainly did have desires...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 10-07-2005, 01:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,147
Posted By Aiwendil
Estelyn wrote: Yes, I think this is what...

Estelyn wrote:


Yes, I think this is what I was trying to get at earlier. I don't believe that the Ring can think or know or decide. It does not take in information and analyze it as we do. It...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 10-06-2005, 06:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,147
Posted By Aiwendil
Davem wrote: I'm going to be a little...

Davem wrote:


I'm going to be a little obtuse and suggest that, since the Ring was in some sense a part of Sauron, what it "wanted" was simply what Sauron wanted - which in large part was simply,...
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