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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 ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor