In a message dated 30.12.2001 03:03:52 PM, mz. [log in to unmask] writes: >--- froge sionk Thomas R. Wier: ><shnip> >> Personally, I agree with Tolkien that it doesn't make >> sense to have a conlang without a culture to go with it. Hence: >> Phalera for the Phalerophones. >> >shmerf... what's with you people and things having to make sense all >the time..? and always wanting 'reasons' for doing things..? that's >all well and good if that's what you want to do... *snarfle* I kinda agree with both ya, but with this difference: I would like to see a paraculture (not a conculture) arise from a conlang (like my Lego ;) Be neat to see if Lego gives the Klingon paraculture a bit a' competition ::WiCKeD MaD-SCieNTiST-LiKe GRiNNaGe:: >all well and good if that's what you want to do... but some people >(ok.. me) prefer nonsensicalness... it makes life more interesting >;)... ::points to self:: Besides a healthy (clean & sober) dose of non-sense, I tend to enjoy (and create) a lil organized Chaos and creative mischief myself... "Chaos is a strange attractor." - me czHANg, One-of-Many Avatars of Sun WuKong, a.k.a. "Monkey," a.k.a. "TricksterGod of the Han Chinese"... Agent Provocateur of/for the Dark Gods of Creative Chaos BTW, ^ 10 months Clean & Sober ^ "...sheesh...time flew right by me..." "Occupation?" "Resistance."