Re: Debian, lists and discrimination
- To: email@example.com
- Subject: Re: Debian, lists and discrimination
- From: Amaya <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 5 Sep 2004 02:01:10 +0200
- Message-id: <20040905000110.GA17281@aenima>
- Mail-followup-to: email@example.com
- In-reply-to: <20040811194225.GE3163@suffields.me.uk>
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <4114BB5D.email@example.com> <20040808212154.GC4889@suffields.me.uk> <20040809074757.GB28576@www.pagan.org.uk> <20040809211109.GD7722@suffields.me.uk> <20040809214206.GD1850@p12n.org> <20040810202747.GB11904@suffields.me.uk> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <20040811194225.GE3163@suffields.me.uk>
Andrew Suffield wrote:
> Any experienced linguist
> will tell you that language is essentially *random*.
Not really. It's a question of economy. Not random at all.
> Letting it shape your thoughts is nuts, and indicates you aren't
> really thinking.
Yes, because it works the other way round. Thought shapes your language
.''`. Resistance is futile. You will be componentized.
: :' :
`. `' Proudly running Debian GNU/Linux (Sid 2.6.6 Ext3)
`- www.amayita.com www.malapecora.com www.chicasduras.com