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Conlangs and Catholicism (was: Stats, before that: The profile of a conlanger)

From:Daniel A. Wier <dawier@...>
Date:Monday, November 8, 1999, 22:08
Don wrote:

>I'm Catholic (not confirmed, though I consider it occasionally); I still >go to mass sometimes, often when I'm home with my parents. Apropos this >list, it really gives me some strong ideas of the importance of ritual >in any culture, not to mention the likely character of such ritual, and >the associated back-story. Whatever else they may have done right or >wrong, the RCC *has* managed to have two millennia of ritualistic >tradition to develop, and that's just a gold mine of ideas for any >constructed culture. :)
Not to mention Volap=FCk, the granddaddy of them all (IAL's), was invente= d by=20 a priest, and Tolkien was a Catholic as well. And you've heard of St.=20 Hindegard's Lingua Ignota... Danny ______________________________________________________ Get Your Private, Free Email at