It's a "medium" -- and English has proved to be a big boon for us wherever we be farthest from home. I wonder how I shall gainfully occupy myself but for this List -- a healing oasis of strength. Thanks again. ~ CR Dunja Seselja <[log in to unmask]> wrote: Just a short note: when I said "the same language", I didn't mean the same spoken language, but more the same "language game". --- Dunja Seselja wrote: > Hey CR, > > I forgot to say I was very sorry to hear the news > from > your home were so bad. That always sucks a lot... > Humans are, at least statistically seen, stupid; I > simply don't see any other answer to the troubles of > this world. > I can only say it's good to make such small oasis > (even though they might be "virtual" ones) with > people > who speak the same language. It feels good. > > Dunja > > --- cr mittal wrote: > > > It's so bizarre on the news front at home (in > > India). > > And I must sit in my armchair indulging in the > > dialectic > > of time and consciousness. I just learnt of a > > journalist > > held hostage in Afghanistan by the Taaliban and > > beheaded. > > O God, shall this world ever listen to you who > are > > said to be > > at the heart of things? When, my Lord, when? And > > for how > > long shall "the world" go on on its metalled > ways? > > O it's so cruel! And my tears are frozen -- > > they'll > > never cause a deluge to drown these cries. > > Nor my soul salvage one soul. > > > > ~ CR > > > > __________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam > protection around > http://mail.yahoo.com > __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com --------------------------------- Blab-away for as little as 1¢/min. Make PC-to-Phone Calls using Yahoo! Messenger with Voice.