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promiscuity & fidelity (was: Re: everything under the sun)

From:Rick Harrison <rick@...>
Date:Wednesday, July 9, 2008, 20:19
On Tue, 8 Jul 2008 18:00:22 +0100, And Rosta <and.rosta@...> wrote:

>I am a faithful monogamist, tho were I an artlanger rather than the
engelanger I actually am, I might temperamentally tend towards a little faithful oligogamy. I confess I view my conlang confreres' fickleness and pampolygamy with scant sympathy and perhaps even occasionally a slight tincture of moral outrage... I believe monogamy or something close to it would help one achieve fluency, which apparently is a wonderful experience judging by the descriptions I've read -- what a great joy it is to be able to talk, think and dream in one's own language. That's the main reason why I regret spreading myself too thin. Half-baked projects that don't get fully developed can't take their creators to the jhana of fluency.


And Rosta <and.rosta@...>