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2014-09-06 19:00 GMT+02:00 Roger Mills <[log in to unmask]>:

> Leonardo-- my website http://cinduworld.tripod.com/contents.htm has quite
> a lot on the sexuality of the Kash, under "Cultural notes" > "how to tell
> if you're a Kash" > "Your place or mine?"....but as for reproduction, it's
> basically just like ours.....


Cool! Was the Kash-Gwr dichotomy inspired in some other, such as
Nietzsche's Apollonian-Dionysian (or vice-versa) or something?

Até mais!

Leonardo



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> On Saturday, September 6, 2014 12:08 PM, Pete Bleackley <
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> In fact, the population of Europe was already severely weakened by famine
> when the Black Death arrived, and archaeological evidence from plague
> cemeteries shows that most victims died of the pneumonic form, which
> spreads from person to person, rather than by rats and fleas. So the death
> rate was probably as bad as it was going to get.
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> Pete Bleackley
> The Fantastical Devices of Pete The Mad Scientist -
> http://fantasticaldevices.blogspot.com
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> From: Jim Henry <[log in to unmask]>
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> Subject: Re: Alien sexology (was: Native american altlangs)
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> On Fri, Sep 5, 2014 at 10:50 PM, Adam Walker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > One problem with
> > KSR's premise there... The Black Plague entered Europe and the Middle
> East
> > at almost simultaneously. It took out about 30% of the population in the
> > Middle East and 40% in Egypt.  So the mortality was almost as high as in
> > Europe. And it is supposed to have STARTED in Hunan in China where it
> wiped
> > out 90% of the population.  So an eve more virulent plague pandemic would
> > have devastated the Muslim and (at least the Chinese) Buddhist worlds as
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> It's been about ten years since I read it, so my memory is a bit
> fuzzy.  But is it plausible that the plague might have mutated into
> something more virulent after it reached Europe, and then that more
> virulent variety wiped itself out in killing all its hosts?
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> In any case, modulo any problem with the premise, it's a great book,
> one of KSR's best.
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