Jan. 10th, 2013

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"The central function of imaginative literature is to make you realize that other people act on moral convictions different from your own."
-- William Empson


I'm not entirely sure I agree, but it is an interesting point. As a writer, one has to imagine a number of moral convictions and principles and systems of ethics all at once. A fair bit of what we write in fiction, I think, is centered in that collide.

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