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A lurker speaks out
- To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: A lurker speaks out
- From: "Russell E. Whitaker" <cbmvax!uunet!CompuServe.COM!71750.2413>
- Date: 05 Mar 91 06:21:30 EST
Hello all. I wish to respond to lojbab's recent
posting re: lack of response to postings, etc.
As a "lurker", i.e. someone who has been an
entirely passive observer to the exchanges thus
far, I'd like to express my appreciation for all
the good information and stimulating
speculation being generated here.
As far as I know, this is the only forum where
certain questions are being asked. So important,
in my eyes, that I am trying to stimulate
discussion of planned and Whorfian languages
in Objectivist circles here in L.A.
The simple consideration of language as a
concept-limiting parameter is not obvious even
in the most "sophisticated" of discussions I've
been on lately, and seems to take people by
I've been incredibly busy, with an extended
business trip to Europe, and getting back into
school, that I haven't taken the time to really
learn the fundamentals of lojban yet. I hope to
do that very soon, and bring myself back into the
In the meantime, I've been archiving the email
generated here thus far. It should be an
invaluable adjunct to my education. It's a delight to
see ideas evolve so quickly.
Just a short note to let you guys know that someone
appreciates your work, and will use it soon.
Russell E. Whitaker