Re: salvaleni (was: Hurray! Old Albic has 1000 words!)
|From:||Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, July 8, 2007, 19:49|
On Sun, 8 Jul 2007 19:27:27 +0000, Douglas Koller wrote:
> From: Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>
> > Possibly, though this was not what I had in mind. I was rather thinking
> > of a terminally ill old man who, rather than clinging to a life he could
> > not uphold, consciously allowed himself to die. But I admit this is not
> > a well-chosen example.
> Is this "selbstwillig" at work? Could a soldier die 'salvaleni' by throwing
> him/herself on a grenade to save his/her comrades?
> Can children be overly 'salvalen'?
I'd say so, too.
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