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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@...> >wrote: > > >The chief other argument against a change is, I'm afraid, simply that I > >dislike changing long-standing ideas. It would also place closer >constraints > >on any future work on Telenzh and Tsarizh I may undertake - if that'll be >a > >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 >plausibility" > >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any inconsistencies, contradictions, or outdated ideas in my notes can be 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. Andreas _________________________________________________________________ The new MSN 8: advanced junk mail protection and 2 months FREE*