|From:||David Buehrer <dbuehrer@******.CARL.ORG>|
|Subject:||[OT] Nuances of Language|
|Date:||Thu, 7 May 1998 07:51:54 -0600|
/ > From: Adam J <fro@***.AB.CA>
/ > But Shadowrun would still be
/ > Shadowrun if it didn't have magic, it would just be different.
/ Adam, I respect your work on this list greatly, but that has got to be
/ the most moronic phrase in the entire English Language, and likely quite a
/ few others. X would still be X if it didn't have Y, it would just be
But isn't language used to symbolically represent a world that's
And if you'll look closely the top of an X looks like the top of a
Y. So a Y is a different looking X, and vice versa. So from one
viewpoint, "X would still be X if it didn't have Y, it would just be
Just because your perspective is different then Adam's doesn't make
Adam's perspective any less significant.
Are we having fun yet :)
"Truth, like a torch, the more it's shook it shines."
- Sir William Hamilton