[MUD-Dev] OT: Caballah [was Character development]

Vadim Tkachenko vt at freehold.crocodile.org
Sun Apr 12 12:05:28 New Zealand Standard Time 1998

Alex Oren wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Apr 1998 20:26:10 PST8PDT, Vadim Tkachenko wrote:
> } Like, can the Caballist be a Paladin? [...] and if it
> } happens, say, that the one who is a Caballist will try to perform some
> } good (positive-aligned) actions, the backfire will be tremendous, but
> } anyway one would be able to do that.
> Why is there a problem with Caballists performing "good (positive-aligned)"
> actions?
> The Caballah is the Jewish mysticism.  It tries to explain the working of the
> universe from the Jewish religion POV and, on some levels, provide means to
> influence it.  Would you say Physics is inherently evil?

Consider it my mistake. I had no idea about the origins of Caballah (and
what it is all about) and somehow the name itself was idiomatically
linked to evil things in the place I'm from (its pronunciation resembles
something else, which is definitely evil).

Apologies to all who has taken offense.

> Alex.

Still alive and smile stays on,
Vadim Tkachenko <vt at freehold.crocodile.org>
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