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  1. Feb 2024
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  3. Oct 2023
    1. 02:55 death as a gift for men

      03:40 fear of death as corruption/weakening (via Melkor): seeking long life and other ways as coping (not embracing it)

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  6. Oct 2018
    1. A good character can sustain multiple narratives and thus lead to a successful movie franchise. A good “world” can sustain multiple characters (and their stories) and thus successfully launch a transmedia franchise.

      Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" and their film adaptations are possibly the ultimate exemplar of the power of world-building. To a lesser extent (and aimed at a younger age group) would be C.S. Lewis's "Chronicles of Narnia" with various stage,T.V. film, animated and radio adaptations