[CONLANG] Re: Re: Re: Láadan
|From:||Davis, Iain E. <feaelin@...>|
|Date:||Monday, December 2, 2002, 19:49|
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roger Mills [mailto:romilly@EGL.NET]
> > >éeme love for one neither liked nor respected
> > > Yes
> > Could someone give an example? Surely love must include either
> > likeing or respect.
> >Beh ? Since when?
> >Easiest example I can think of is love for family.
> I stand by my statement-- if one does not like or respect
> someone, including one's family members, then IMO you can't
> call it love, it's something else. Indifference? Bemused
> tolerance, maybe? Or as Robt. Frost put it, "Home is where,
> when you have to go there, they have to take you in." :-)
> (And as Nik Taylor pointed out, it depends on who's doing the
I believe that I can love someone, while not respecting them, or more precisely,
have reason to dislike something that they are or do.
Or to put it another way, just because I love someone, does not mean I believe
them to be perfect. That would be a foolish supposition on my part, and bound
to get me in trouble later on. :)
Now...whether the relationship is a healthy one, is a different matter. I would need more
information than just "eeme"