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Re: CHAT: Coming out of the conlang closet

From:Joe <joe@...>
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@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
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 > >kid > > > 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 think
> >it > > > 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! To
> with Uni stuff to read much at the moment, but should perhaps look for
> book when I get some time ... > > Andreas > > _________________________________________________________________ > Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at


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