IMMORTAL MORALITY

Posted: August 24, 2012 in Uncategorized

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      In my book, Immortal Beauty, two of the characters have been alive for a very long time. Celine and Marcus were once lovers and now find themselves in the twenty first century as bitter enemies. Celine accuses Marcus’ morals to be from another time. They are from about four hundred years ago and she finds them completely ridiculous and outdated. Celine is a modern woman in any age and embraces all that is new as each century produces its own wonders and horrors. This got me to thinking. Are our morals defined not only by where we live, but also by when we live? I know when my grandmother was young, a woman with make up on in the broad daylight was only one kind of woman, and not the kind of woman you would want in your home. Not so long ago it was very much looked down…

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