time-based artlang (was Re: basic vocab)
|From:||Jonathan Chang <zhang2323@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 19, 2000, 3:20|
In a message dated 2000:09:18 3:39:34 PM, yl112@CORNELL.EDU writes:
>> To me - ever since very little, time is neither linear nor perfectly
>> cyclical... it seemed to be more like an everchanging weave of countless
>> spirals that expanded and contracted, sometiming faster or slower. This
>> based on my observations of the world around me as a little tyke: wow,
>> happen in simultaneousnesses...
><wry g> I don't have that particular worldview, but I do find the
>concept of "the present" (as opposed to past, or future) extremely
>difficult to "get." Future is fine. Past is fine. Present as
>boundary-line is just too confusing.
>I think in seasons, not years; and also in "subseasons" within the hour,
>the day. Someday I may make a personal artlang to express things like
That would be neat to see...