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Re: The Gospel according to Chomsky

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Saturday, April 13, 2002, 2:20
And Rosta scripsit:

> This list has 350 subscribers, of whom, afaik, exactly 1.5 > are Chomskyan believers: Matt and Marcus (who counts as 0.5).
Well, okay, but there are only two other actual linguisticians (excluding, of course, possible lurkers).
> Of the professional linguists I have had as colleagues (in > the same department) in the last 10 years, 0 out of 16 were > Chomskyan believers.
But you are outside Chomskyland (the region centered on the East Pole).
> It may be the unbelievers who feel > lonely, but it is the believers who are lonely.
Such judgments are local in nature. -- John Cowan <jcowan@...> I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen, han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith. --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_


And Rosta <a.rosta@...>
Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>