Re: CHAT: Coming out of the conlang closet
|Date:||Monday, June 3, 2002, 18:21|
I'd expect most Conlangers are INTPs (Introvert Senser Thinker Perciever)
These people love logical systems, such as language, mathematics, physics,
any science, and computers. I know I am.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andreas Johansson" <and_yo@...>
Sent: Monday, June 03, 2002 10:04 AM
Subject: Re: CHAT: Coming out of the conlang closet
> Cian Ross wrote:
> >On Saturday 01 June 2002 07:59 am, Andreas Johansson wrote:
> > > To each his own, but for me, I experienced quite enough rejection as a
> > > that I'm perfectly willing to bend a little in order to be accepted. I
> > > don't see it as "being someone I'm not" (how could I?), but as thinkof
> > > as thinking a bit about what aspects of myself I chose to display.
> >I do that also...but I see it as self-protection rather than as a way of
> >getting accepted.
> I see getting accepted as a form of self-protection. Being beaten up as a
> kid for being deviant brought at least me to that POV.
> > This particularly applies to non-mainstream activities
> >like conlanging, programming just for fun (which I also have done), and
> >reading science books just for fun. (Part of my current light :) reading
> >list is Alan Guth, _The Inflationary Universe_, which is not heavily
> >mathematical but goes into some recent notions about the interfaces
> >between quantum theories and the origin of the universe.)
> Popular physics, cosmology etc does seem to be popular on the list! Tobusy
> with Uni stuff to read much at the moment, but should perhaps look forthat
> book when I get some time ...
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