Two words about two letters etc.

Wed Jan 8 09:19:56 PST 2003

>From: Jot Powers <books at bofh.com>
>Reply-To: Jot Powers <books at bofh.com>
>To: dragaera at dragaera.info
>Subject: Re: Two words about two letters etc.
>Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2003 10:17:48 -0700
>On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 10:03:59AM -0700, Andrew Lias wrote:
> > I would place modern Dragaeran society at a 20th century level of 
> > technology, with certain variations.  The biggest thing that they lack 
> > anything analogous to computers but, by the same token, we don't have
> > anything like their teleportation technology or the ability to put large
> > permanent structures in the air (e.g., Castle Black).
>Don't forget the one that would be even more important than those

I gave those as examples of technologies that are completely disanologous.  
Although we can't revive the *literally* dead, our ability to perform heroic 
life saving operations has progressed to the point were we have, literally, 
had to push the definition of "dead" back quite a ways (consider the case of 
reviving hypothermia victims).

And even Dragaeran revival has its limitations.

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