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Re: Universe names, was Re: Kalieda climate

From:Michael Poxon <m.poxon@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 6, 2002, 16:08
Padraic, do you mean astronomers or astrologers, or is this a "coniversion?"
It's just that the former (of which I'm one) don't like being confused with
the latter ;-))
-'coz if they're studying the physical universe they're definitely
> An interesting problem. I'm sure most of us must have encountered > it. In my own coniverse (agreed, nice word; I move we add it to > our lexicon), astrology isn't so advanced *there* that there is a > native concept equivalent of "universe". [Personally, I refer to > it simply as "the World", because that's what an older cousin > called it.] Astrologers call it "qellorum pantallon", or bowl of > the heavens. Philosophers usually call it "estades", or that > which is; and "allares", or everything. Mind you, the two > concepts are different: the astrologers are studying a physical > place with Sun, stars, planets, etc.; while the philosophers are > looking as much at a spiritual place.


Padraic Brown <agricola@...>