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OT: CHATter: Pica-pikachu (wasRe: OT: Worcestershire sauce)

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Monday, October 13, 2003, 19:27
In a message dated 2003:10:13 11:52:42 AM, andjo@FREE.FR writes:

>Now, I'm not really suspecting Christophe of this, but the tendency to >think of all non-Western cultures as essentially the same is not appreciably
>common in the intercultural exchanage and understanding brigade than among >Western supremacists.
The line betwixt "exotica" and "xenophobia" is a thin one: both exotic and xenophobic images/sounds/ideas are twisted & warped _representations_, "simulcrae", ... in another words, hehe, mis-representations.* * hey, I am not making this word-jumble up. It is authentic postmodernist cultural studies theory... -|-|--|---|-----|--------|-------------|---------------------| Hanuman Zhang _NADA BRAHMA_ < Sanskrit > "sound = Godhead" "God utters me like a word containing a partial thought of himself." -Thomas Merton "Chance is the inner rhythm of the world, and the soul of poetry." - Miguel de Unamuno _LILA_ < Sanskrit > Divine Play whimsy like a child playing alone God the Cosmic Dancer whose routine is all creatures and all worlds a world that _is_ Lila the play of the Divine in its Cosmic Dance the universe is what happens when God wants to play from the tireless unending resistless stream of God's energy the Cosmos flows infinite variety infinite vitality joyous exercise of spontaneity involved in the art of creation


James Worlton <jworlton@...>