Re: OT realpolitik (wazRe: Cornomerus, if you're going to criticize what I've written - and you have a couple good points - I would appreciate more than that
|From:||Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, December 17, 2003, 3:40|
--- J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
> >HERE, they dón't matter. HERE we are
> >HERE we are interested in how we construct
> >languages and their cultures.
> Hear hear! Of course one can be
> "subversive" about politics
> and create a conlang &/or conculture with any
> kind of socio-political
> worldview... And that is quite fun and a
Absolutely! And this (and especially conculture)
are proper venues for such!
A challenge especially for those of us whose eyes
water at the thought of politics. Personally, I'd
rather have teeth pulled than do politics.
But I did have some fun playing the part of the
Floridian dicator in Ill Bethisad early the year.
> In the past we on the List have had an Axis
> conlang idea that had a neo-Fascistic
> My g0miileg0 is a
> "Neo-Futurist/Konstruktivist/Dada" conlang (a
> specifically a polyglot _mangalang_ of
> Greco-Latinate, Novial, Japanese, Sanskrit,
> Pidgin English and Creole languages - i.e.
> Bislama; Dutch, Finnish, etc.)
> with a decidedly "libertarian socialist"
> worldview (conservative militant
> Anarchist a la Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Piotr
> Kropotkin, Mikel Bakunin, Ba Jin, Hugo
> Ball, Wassily Kandinsky, Nestor Makhno, Thomas
> Merton & William S. Burroughs).
Heaven defend the poor country you ever inflict
g0miileg0 upon! ;)))
> > Believe you me,
> >there are enough French and Germans and
> >miscelaneous others here for any politically
> >active Merkins to go all postal on.
> Too true. Even the small faction of us here
> who are "libertarian
> socialists" (radical Greens to
> Anarcho-Communists) have major arguements about
> trusting - or not trusting - social/cultural
> change to the masses and the so-call
> _lumpenproletariat_... with the nasty charges
> of "intellectual class elitistism"
> and "bleedin'hearted bourgeois liberalism"
> being tossed like over-ripe grenades.
> >We could turn
> >this place into a political flamefest royale,
> >we wanted to. No thank you, we don't want any.
> Hear hear! Besides my abestos suit from my
> Auxlanging days is sorely outta date...
Well, I told thee langsyne, get that new auxPrufe
Industries coat! It's very comfy and can
withstand a tetradirectional blastoflame for more
than six hours and is quite resistant to Godwin
Bombs and Throckmorton Incisorisors. Tha'd do
well to invest in one!
> and it took a very hard battering from my
> ill-advised excursion into the uber-fanatically
> on-line world of _Star Trek vs.
> Star Wars_...
Ah, charatheck et vrazeor! You could have
survived there for any length of time in an
> *gRRR-ssssnaRRRL-ssssPpPuTTTTeRRR!* Frik
> _nice_!!! ;)
Well, tha knows what they say: "higgledepiggledy
two by two, she didn't know what she should do,
holidyfolidy, doon the loo!"
She stuck the knife in the baby's head
Weela weela wallia
The more she stabbed it the more it bled
Down by the river Salia
la cieurgeourea provoer mal trasfu ast meiyoer ke 'l andrext ben trasfu.
Ill Bethisad --
Come visit The World! --