aardvarkism (was Re: Basque & Katzner's Languages of the World
|From:||J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>|
|Date:||Friday, November 16, 2001, 6:42|
In a message dated 16.11.2001 04:57:00 AM, hmiller@IO.COM writes:
>And there's nothing wrong with having a category with only one member; it
>happens frequently in biology. There's nothing much like an aardvark, so it
>has a whole order all to itself.
That is so inspirational, Mr. Miller! It contains a lot to think about...
about conlanging ... and everyday living...
So without anymore ado, I add:
"No theory can exclude everything that is wrong, poor, or even
detestable, or include everything that is right, good, or beautiful."
-- Arnold Schoenberg
_wabi-sabi_ IIRC in Japanese means "perfect imperfection" & regards this
as a extremely high aesthetic value.
czHANg, panAsianist and world-citizen