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Re: Retranslation

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..." Mathias