Re: Archiving language information (was Re: Saving endangered langs (was Re: Extrapolating languages))
|From:||Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, December 27, 2003, 3:37|
--- Tim May <butsuri@...>
> | This is not a place of honor.
> | No highly esteemed deed is commemorated
> | Nothing valued is here.
> | This place is a message and part of a
> system of messages.
> | Pay attention to it!
> | Sending this message was important to us.
> | We considered ourselves to be a powerful
> | What is here is dangerous and repulsive to
> | This message is a warning about danger.
> | The danger is in a particular location. It
> increases towards a center.
> | The danger is still present, in your time,
> as it was in ours.
> | The danger is to the body, and it can kill.
> | The form of danger is an emanation of
> | The danger is unleashed only if you
> substantially disturb this place
> | physically. This place is best shunned and
> left uninhabited.
Sounds like a perfect invitation for some future
archaeologist to go digging for Lost Treasure:
...I mean, those ancients really got up to some
strange things - and anyway, this was just their
simple culture's way of keeping out superstitious
"energy worshippers". But WE know better and are
fully prepared to undertake the dig this
la cieurgeourea provoer mal trasfu ast meiyoer ke 'l andrext ben trasfu.
Ill Bethisad --
Come visit The World! --