CHAT!: Tao Te Ching (was Re: (OT) Morality (was: Re: aesthetic
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, June 18, 2002, 11:19|
J Y S Czhang scripsit:
> Who is Grandmother Little Bear Woman? She a Native American wise-woman?
Ursula [bear+DIMINUTIVE+FEM in Latin] Kroeber [as in A.L., her father,
man of knowledge on the Indians of California] Le Guin, well-known sf and
fantasy writer, and Englisher of the Tao Te Ching. She wrote (with
the assistance of Paul Seaton, a scholar of Old Chinese) the version
I quoted in my previous post.
> ::tickled pink to hear such words of cultural praise
> from a person from a somewhat different-but-possibly-"linked" culture::
We all come from different-but-possibly-linked cultures, eh?
> Laurens Van Der Post, _Flamingo Feather_
Ah yes, that cultural monument of AfrikHaner civilization....
John Cowan <jcowan@...> http://www.reutershealth.com
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han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith. --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_