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4/6/1927 - 5/25/2010
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Commemoration of Ignatius of Loyola, Founder of the Society of Jesus, 1556 One of the catchwords in contemporary Protestantism is that religion must aid man in "becoming human" or even "truly human" -- whatever that means -- and the "model" is Christ. Take the "obvious things" about Christ as listed by a contemporary minister: He was a popular and controversial preacher; He gathered a group of followers; He spent most of his time with the disinherited; He taught with authority; He never married; He never (so far as we know) held a job; He did not participate in public affairs; He did not have income, property, or an address; He was in bitter and frequent conflict with the religious and political authorities; He seemed to expect that the world would be eminently, radically, and supernaturally transformed; He attacked the traditions and values of his own people; He practically forced the authorities to prosecute and execute him. There is nothing exclusively religious, much less Christian, in this description, which, with a few exceptions, might apply also to Socrates or to "Che" Guevara. I asked many socially oriented ministers why they were Christians at all. Some said through faith, and some said that Christianity gave them courage and the motivation to endure (but so do other beliefs). Some said they hardly knew and that, if another, more acceptable, ideology came along, they would embrace it.

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To fake it is to stand guard over emptiness

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But if two's company, three's a crowd - and that demands the omniscient point of view.

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But whatever the POV, and the difficulty of forcing the action into a particular frame, stay within it.

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It's also possible to have two third person singular points of view, as represented by two characters through whose eyes the story is told in alternating chapters, say.

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The main advantage of the omniscient approach is that it's the easiest to handle. That's the major reason so many writers select it.

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The universal narrator knows all and can enter a character's head any time he chooses.

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To fake it is to stand guard over emptiness.

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Understanding POV is essential, or ought to be.

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Vesco was always on the trail in search of money.

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