Re: Comparison of philosophical languages
|From:||J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 22, 2003, 12:27|
In a message dated 2003:01:20 10.40.01 AM, hsteoh@QUICKFUR.ATH.CX writes:
>(Now it would be utterly hilarious if a Ygyde speaker from England visits
>a Ygyde speaker in Malaysia, and tells the Malaysian to buy some "yluby"
>(she meant garlic) for the dish she wants to cook. The Malaysian brings
>home a large juicy durian, and the poor Brit faints at the stench... only
>to wake up and find her dish reeking of pure durian delight.) :-P
::makes a note to add "durian" to vocab list::
I love durian ::licks lips:: and strangely, I don't find the smell THAT
awful (esp'ly after once spending a hot summer afternoon in a Houston TX
Taxonomic languages - like Ro and Ygyde - seem toxic (or at least
[ob]noxious) to me ;) Languages for control-freaks IMHO...
In a message dated 2003:01:20 10.40.13 AM, samuelriv@YAHOO.COM writes:
>"I'm not saying it's impossible to make a good
>philosophical language, I'm just saying that the
>people who try should be shot for wasting paper."
Hear hear... Save the Earth, shoot an Auxlanger! ;)
"Logic, organization, government should all be forgotten inasmuch as they
begin themselves by making us forget the essential. ... We should learn to
live without working. That would mean we would have to live creatively."
~~~ John Cage, composer/thinker (1912-1992)
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more
violent. It takes a touch of genius --- and a lot of courage --- to move in
the opposite direction."
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