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Re: CHAT: facing your own mortality (as a conlanger)

From:Tristan McLeay <conlang@...>
Date:Friday, June 27, 2008, 3:05
Rick Harrison wrote:
> Tuesday night I fell into a pond and nearly drowned. Since it was warm > stagnant water, there is a remote chance that I may have been infected > by Naegleria fowleri amoeba; if so, I could be dead within a couple of > weeks.
I hope that's more of a theoretical possibility! Indeed, Wikipedia tells me it's pretty rare: only 23 cases in the US between 1995 and 2004, but then, I don't know how many people fell into warm stagnant water in the same time. ...
> Is it arrogant to want some of your ideas to live on after you die?
If it is, why does that matter? -- Tristan.