Re: Audience, Uglossia, and Conlang
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 16, 2000, 0:39|
James Campbell wrote:
> This made interesting reading. Conlanging is a art form, is it not?
Maybe. I tend to think of it as a hobby, rather than an art form. But,
I can see the argument for calling it an art-form.
> For example, such activities as drawing, painting, and writing
> poetry or prose are conventionally seen as pointless for an adult, unless of
> course you're making a vast living from it.
Anything that doesn't make you money or involve spending money to do
things with crowds of other people, or sitting around watching moving
images on a screen is a waste of time in our culture.
"If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men
believe and adore, and preserve for many generations the remembrance of
the city of God!" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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