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Stafford Gordon's Avatar Jump to comment 17 by Stafford Gordon

In 2010 a man remembers the tone of voice of a neighbour in 1971 when he was eleven years old; this has the ring of something I can't quite put a name to.

I think he, they, are attempting to echo the opening of TGD. That volume doesn't pretend that the account was true, it simply surmises a scenario. It, is creative writing. This is just making things out to be true.

It's a parable. The beginning of a sermon.

Oh yes, the name of the ring; fantasy. I'm sure he believes it, but believers seem to be able to believe almost anything.


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