From here you can access the following notes and papers/essays or
(in capitals) COLLECTIONS of notes and papers/essays in
This Language (in alphabetical
order, apart from the):
- Afrikaans or the
Where should the blame for Apartheid also be laid, if not wholly on
the South African whites of those days?
- Christmas to Pentecost without
Christian religous holidays do much or everything with the leader
and followers of the doctrine and little or nothing with the
On the other hand, if Christianism did have holidays with doctrinal
content, things could be much worse.
- Esperanto not
A new artificial language should not be less acceptable from a
logical and ethical point of view than an old natural language.
Yet, Ĉi Tiu Lingvo is in important respects.
- Freedom bears everything, except
A paper in defense of a maximum freedom of expression compatible
with a complete respect for the foundation of that freedom.
- The gangbang of the
Nature is more diverse, and more alike, than you would expect.
(See also the next note.)
- Harry Windsor's ducks and
In spite of the public obsession with his birthday suit, it is not
Harry Windsor's playing in the nude with girls but this person's playing
ducks and drakes with money which is obscene.
- Holland or the
The one a pars pro toto, the other a totum pro parte.
- Is PayPal the client's
pal or the censor's?
About PayPal and Smashwords at a moment when their relationship is
not too intimate.
- Kusumo's and Abraham's
Sacrificial filicide and pedocide (paedocide) — it's no fun;
but in the messy multitude tidy moral distinctions can be drawn.
- MATHEMATICAL NOTES AND PAPERS
If you thought you could stop reiterating at involution and apply
your ten fingers everywhere you might be mistaken.
But should you think that an index of +0 is not the same as an index
of -0 or that the square root of 1000 is 20 in
two-dimensional space you might be ahead of your time!
- NOTES OF THE METRIC MONTHS
The Metric month is the four-week period of the Quaternary
Metric World Calendar.
There are five documents with collections of Notes of the Metric
The second-last, that is, the last complete one, is
Notes of the Metric Months
from 64 to 67 aSWW.
- The Orange Heineken
You would say as little important as Orangeists liking Heineken and
Heineken liking Orangeists, but it's not all small beer.
- The philosopher whose name will
forever remain ...
Not suitable for those who, like the philosopher in question, cannot
handle sexual matters with the same equanimity (or enjoyment) as
other natural and cultural phenomena.
- The powers of two
Know the powers of two and save nature, or become an exponent of
explodism and destroy it.
- Short notes
Notes which were shown in a computer presentation program at a time
when a maximum of 40 characters on a line was one of only two text
- Should you answer
Should you answer evangelists at all, always give an answer that
makes them think!
in This Language
- Two sentences
The distinction between the refined or sophisticated, even the
profound, and the spurious or shallow in two sentences
Info, comments, answers or questions no longer than 2
chong 2 by 7 characters.
There are also MVVM notes in
Nanjing, a little bit of geography and a little bit of
history (and a hell of a lot of dead bodies!)
Helan de zahui, about Dutch
hotchpotch both in a literal
and in a figurative sense
Qin-ai de Pingzhi, a letter to a friend about a plan to
visit China again and now meet some philosophers
Wenming, dan bu wenming le, about a visit to a model
village in an autonomous region in Southern China
Wode di-yi fen yongjiu de gongzuo, about my first permanent
job in Canada or anywhere.
(In those days a 'scriber' was used to draw lines on sheets
in the process of making maps.
When you see the word 斯克赖伯, that is,
sikelaibo, you should keep in mind that in my story it does
not refer to a tire scriber, which is used for drawing lines on
Wuyue si ri de yinyuehui, about a Dutch memorial concert on
the fourth of May
Yitao haohua de gongyu fangjian, about a relatively luxurious Canadian