Re: On doubt relief ... (family tree revision)
|From:||Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, February 26, 2003, 19:22|
Herman Miller wrote:
>On Mon, 24 Feb 2003 10:35:04 +0000, Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
> >The chief other argument against a change is, I'm afraid, simply that I
> >dislike changing long-standing ideas. It would also place closer
> >on any future work on Telenzh and Tsarizh I may undertake - if that'll be
> >help or a problem is not possible to say at this point.
> >So, I guess that the rub of the matter is whether I'll accept a further
> >reshake along with the chronological one to gain in "internal
> >on the sociolinguistic plane. I'm currently leaning towards making the
> >revision, but I feel I could use some counseling.
>I've recently come to the decision that, since Zireen love telling stories,
>any inconsistencies, contradictions, or outdated ideas in my notes can be
>explained as being works of Zireen fiction or mythology. This allows me to
>keep all the old ideas as long as I like, while giving me the freedom to
>practically start from scratch as far as documenting the "real" Azirian
>universe (which is getting to be more and more Zireen-centered).
I'm afraid that won't work for me; part of the long-standing concepts I'm
uneager to change or replace is that they, intrafictionally, are _true_. If
I move the dates of a particular war a few centuries, retaining the old
dates as some sort of historical forgery simply doesn't help.
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