19 days to the publication of "The Proverbs of Middle-earth"

This scope for freewill and creative liberty does not imply that right and wrong are purely relative terms amongst Tolkien’s peoples, or that ‘anything goes’.  As Aragorn says, Good and ill have not changed since yesteryear; nor are they one thing among Elves and Dwarves and another among Men.  Evil undeniably exists, but it is good and appropriate for each culture and each individual to have a distinct perspective on what it is to avoid it, and in so doing live a full and virtuous life.

From the Afterword: On Good and Evil

David Rowe
To be published by Oloris Publishing on the 18th November. 

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