Jerry-Springer-IAL (was MULANesque)
|From:||BP Jonsson <bpj@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, August 23, 2000, 14:16|
> [back on topic]
> Regarding linguistic nationalism, I am surprised at how prevalent it is
> in the interlinguistic community. I suppose that this is a discussion
> for AUXLANG and the IALlist, which, perhaps because of these rather
> rabid tendencies, always seem to descend into Jerry-Springer-esque
> catfights. I won't mention any names, but certain organizations (
> including the one to which I am enrolled) have distinguished themselves
> through especially abominable behavior.
Actly it was IALists' catfighting that had AUXLANG created initially -- to
keep'em off CONLANG...
My theory is that their theory is like that of religious
faction-fundamentalists: "if all believers believed the way we believe then
EVERYBODY would become a believer".
Makes no sense here or there, of course...
B.Philip Jonsson mailto:bpX@netg.se mailto:melrochX@mail.com (delete X)
"Truth, Sir, is a cow which will give [skeptics] no more milk,
and so they are gone to milk the bull."
-- Sam. Johnson (no rel. ;)