James Boren (jboren@earthlink.net)
Sat, 4 Dec 1999 13:32:32 -0800


>> The full list would be:
>>
>> Western Eastern
>> ------- -------
>> FIRE FIRE
>> WATER WATER
>> EARTH MOUNTAIN
>> AIR WIND
>> WOOD or FOREST
>> GOLD VOID
>>
>> That doesn't give Preventer much of a roster, but then there were only
>five
>> Gundam boys to take on the entire Earth Sphere.
>> "Preventer Wind" sounds like some kind of stomach medication, doesn't it?
>
>Hmm....well I am chinese, and the way I known the five elements has always
>been Gold(or morr accurately - Metal), Wood/Forest, Water, Fire, and Earth...
>The only thing I can think of relating to Wind is Sun Tzu's "move like the
>wind..steady as forests, pillaged like fire, unmovable like mountin....." and
>Void more as something more related to religious notions....
>

Isn't ether (what space was thought to be made of) considered a classical
western element? That would be a good equivalent to void.

-James

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