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Old 11-11-2023, 01:53 PM   #24
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Default Re: Tolkien magic and game applications

Originally Posted by Johnny1A.2 View Post
Actually, I think Tolkien would regard machinery as natural. Morally tricky, but natural. It's Men that are supernatural, while Elves are natural. I think Tolkien would see that as a key distinction.
In a sense, Tolkien's dwarves were machinery. Or they started out that way. It took direct intervention by Eru to make them more than machines.
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