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Re: conlang dreams

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 24, 2004, 17:25
In a message dated 2004:02:24 05:23:06 AM, a4pq1injbok_0@FASTMAIL.FM writes:

>On Mon, 23 Feb 2004 11:04:43 +0000, Peter Bleackley < >Peter.Bleackley@RD.BBC.CO.UK> wrote: > >>Last night, I dreamt dat I was about tostart a linguistics course, and >was reading de syllabus dereof from a notice on a wall. It was necessary >>tostudy a language as part of de course, and dere were ree options, de >> ird of hwich was pjaukra. I spoke to de tutor about dis, and he was unsure
how stydying a conlang would work in practice. He felt I might find de first option, Latin, easier, since I already had some familiarity derewid.
> >>I wrote an email to Alex Fink asking his advice, but for some reason wrote
it as a Word attachment, hwich I would never do in real life.
> >>Pete > > >I didn't get your email. :-) But I'm pleasantly surprised that pjaukra >made enough of an impression for you to dream about it, especially >seeing
that I've barely said anything about it on the list. Hey, dreams are subconscious, right? The subconscious moves in mysterious ways, ya know... & likes anything bright and shiney... (sorta like Kiki the Ferret [] at times, right CG?) -|-|--|---|-----|--------|-------------| Hanuman Zhang, heeding the Call(ing) to Divine Chaos & Creation _te dices loquere Domine quia audit servus tuus_ <= thee prIs ov eXistenZ iz aetern'l warfaer 'N' kreativ playf'llnizz... => _NADA BRAHMA_ < Sanskrit > "sound = Godhead" _LILA_ < Sanskrit > 1. the Universe is what happens when God wants to play: Divine Play - the Play of the Divine in its Cosmic Dance, Whimsy - like a child playing alone, God the Cosmic Dancer has a Whim-wham, too - whose routine is all creatures and all worlds - the Cosmos flows - tireless unending resistless stream of God's energy...that _is_ Lila 2. joyous Yin-Yangin' exercise of spontaneity involved in the giddy-in-the-moment Art of Creation/Destruction... this is also Lila "...divine chaos ...rumors of chaos have been known to enhance the for the godhead manifests no more of its reality than the limited grammar of each person's imagination and conceptual system can handle. A second advantage is suggested by...the possibilty of many gods, ... each one of us experiencing a unique... revelation. An orderly monistic and monotheistic system... might succumb to a craving for logical coherence, and trim away some of the mystery, rich indeterminancy, and tragic ambiguity in a complete numinous experience. For some temperaments, the ambivalent gentleness and savagery of fate can be imagined effectively in a godhead split into personified attributes, sometimes at war, sometimes in shifting alliance." - Vernon Ruland, _Eight Sacred Horizons: The Religious Imagination East and West_ "You ride the brilliance, You are light, You are the construct, You defy dimension tenn0!, You are what you are, eternal, absolute, You are imperial, sovereign yeah tenn0, tenn0! You breathe redemption, motive, power, You're elemental, super-collider yeah tenn0!, You are air and earth, fire and ocean, You are Word, You are tenn0 tenn0!" - from the song "tenn0" by mortal