David Loftus wrote: (What's the "ology" word I'm looking for -- concerned with endings. . . ?)
Teleology. Yes! That's the idea I was groping for: a teleological midrash! An interesting place for fantasy fiction to go, to say the least.
Steven Dooner wrote:By the way, Stack is not the only one with the wisdom of compassion because Nathan Stack must contain all of humanity within him
David Loftus wrote:I'm used to seeing it used in slightly pejorative terms -- "that's a teleological argument," meaning little more than "you're offering circular reasoning."
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