Paradoxically, it’s often easier to be virtuous when it comes to the big things, and much more difficult to be virtuous in the little, private details.
In which, somehow, we bring to a close this discussion of the Virtue of Spirituality and the anima technica vacua.
No, not origins in the sense of science. Rather, in the sense of people. And philosophy.
As we continue the discussion with Chlorthos Dragon, we discuss the need for parents to be able to show empathy. Also something about Forge of Virtue’s Test of Love.
Ultima doesn’t adequately represent all of the opposition that exists to each Virtue. Not that it handles anti-virtue badly…it just handles it incompletely.
The Ultima series depicts love in a very philosophically interesting way, one which is very much in line with real-world ideals of mercy.
In which we wrap up the discussion with Paul and look at violence in a real-world context.
In which I muse upon the Principle of Courage, and wax philosophical about both Ultima and real-world philosophy.
The second in a series of four examinations of the Virtue of Spirituality and real-world exemplars thereof.
In which, as is my wont, I muse on matters philosophical, drawing odd and perhaps obscure parallels between the themes of the Ultima series and the significance of this particular weekend.
The annual Christmas reflection, a piece I publish every year to mark the occasion of Christ’s birth. Oh, and something vaguely Ultima-related as well, because it’s that kind of website.
DOUG the Eagle Dragon’s first RPG using the IRE RPG engine that he developed has finally gotten to a release-ready state, and is now available for download.