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Re: Our lost first conlang (was: Is conlang a gen

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 13, 1998, 7:33
Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> That's maybe why I'm a conlanger. People often say I see things like > a child, not childishly, but naively (not negative), with big amazed eyes. > I'm in engineering school, but I still wonder where does the wind come from, > and where does it go. And I'm still convinced that magic exists. As Jacques > Brel said, I want to get old without becoming an adult.
"[A] scientist must also be absolutely like a child. If he sees a thing, he must say that he sees it, whether it was what he thought he was going to see or not. See first, think later, then test. But always see first. Otherwise you will always see what you were expecting. Most scientists forget this." - "Wonko the Sane", _So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish" (Douglas Adams) -- "It's bad manners to talk about ropes in the house of a man whose father was hanged." - Irish proverb ICQ: 18656696 AOL: NikTailor