|From:||Kala Tunu <kalatunu@...>|
|Date:||Monday, February 25, 2002, 20:24|
Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...> wrote:
>>>David Starner wrote:
>Why, yes, every small group has to turn in upon itself. They aren't
>_true_ conlangers, and everything they do is eeeevil.That's the price for a non-hierarchial community.
very true, Andreas. i was re-re-reading "Les derniers rois de Thulé" by Jean
Malaury yesterday night. for those who don't read french, it's a huge book where
the author tells his stays with the northernmost eskimo people in the 50's. it's
an amazing whitness. many stuff would apply to our small community: "face",
conflicting crave for both social mingling and isolation, forgiveness,
understanding, egalitarianism. each of us hunts alone and tells his hunt back in
the igloo: "i trapped this incredible syllabary..."