Is Buckhorn Evil

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Re: Is Buckhorn Evil

Post by Espie » 27 May 2018, 18:09

mamalui wrote:
12 Mar 2018, 13:29
I don't think Buckhorn was evil,to me he came across as a business man who perhaps didn't have much consideration for the natives beliefs or their sacred lands and perhaps his goons took things too far to ensure his mining plans see the light of day.
I'd also avoid calling anyone evil. The bad choices and actions are evident, though.
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Post by Espie » 27 May 2018, 18:12

onixpam wrote:
31 Mar 2018, 11:45
I think he is evil, but only people who put his own will over others must be call evil, he only search for personal gaining, monetary accrue and he forgets what people needs, he is able to destroy anything between him and his goals.
I agree with you that a person should not consciously sacrifice ethics just for wanton personal wants and gains.
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Post by Espie » 27 May 2018, 18:25

mmklundt wrote:
02 Apr 2018, 13:43
Buckhorn is not evil. He is a man focused on his own business priorities without the consideration for other cultures and history. He is selfish, hard headed, rude, and unlikable but not evil.
I also think the same way. His choices have negative implications.
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Post by dtb » 28 May 2018, 09:16

Espie wrote:
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Carmel Bachelor wrote:
09 Mar 2018, 23:11
I don't know whether I would call him 'evil' but the acts that he's committed, particularly with the insinuations that he sexually assaulted Tom's daughter, Becky, and quite possibly Sarah, are definitely unforgivable and I hope he answers for it in the coming sequels.

Add the fact that he's the head of the company that's trying to destroy Native American land and think its totally okay to practically hire mercenaries to intimidate and threaten people into silence definitely doesn't help his case either. I hope he answers for all of it.
The triumph of goodness is what I'd look forward to, too.
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Post by Espie » 28 May 2018, 10:19

dtb wrote:
28 May 2018, 09:16
Espie wrote:
27 May 2018, 18:07
Carmel Bachelor wrote:
09 Mar 2018, 23:11
I don't know whether I would call him 'evil' but the acts that he's committed, particularly with the insinuations that he sexually assaulted Tom's daughter, Becky, and quite possibly Sarah, are definitely unforgivable and I hope he answers for it in the coming sequels.

Add the fact that he's the head of the company that's trying to destroy Native American land and think its totally okay to practically hire mercenaries to intimidate and threaten people into silence definitely doesn't help his case either. I hope he answers for all of it.
The triumph of goodness is what I'd look forward to, too.
Me too.
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Post by mamalui » 28 May 2018, 13:07

Espie wrote:
27 May 2018, 18:09
mamalui wrote:
12 Mar 2018, 13:29
I don't think Buckhorn was evil,to me he came across as a business man who perhaps didn't have much consideration for the natives beliefs or their sacred lands and perhaps his goons took things too far to ensure his mining plans see the light of day.
I'd also avoid calling anyone evil. The bad choices and actions are evident, though.
True...
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Post by Espie » 28 May 2018, 17:17

mamalui wrote:
28 May 2018, 13:07
Espie wrote:
27 May 2018, 18:09
mamalui wrote:
12 Mar 2018, 13:29
I don't think Buckhorn was evil,to me he came across as a business man who perhaps didn't have much consideration for the natives beliefs or their sacred lands and perhaps his goons took things too far to ensure his mining plans see the light of day.
I'd also avoid calling anyone evil. The bad choices and actions are evident, though.
True...
It's good to "meet" someone who's on the "same page." Cheers.
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Post by 10mile72 » 17 Jun 2018, 13:43

Buckhorn's all about the money. You can call that evil. I would. :P

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Post by LaurenHaupt » 14 Jul 2018, 08:21

If he did sexually assault Sarah he does have problems. It didn't really get into it that much.
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