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m3tamorphoseon asked:

Hi! What do you think about lojban?

When I was originally looking into Conlangs to learn, it and Esperanto were a couple of the ones I had considered. I went through a few beginning chapters of each.

But, from what I read about Lojban, it’s not really suitable for proper conversation. It’s too complex or you’d need reference information or you could try to get your point across while but with making grammatical mistakes or something.

If it’s a language to more easily interface with computers, then that’s not really something I feel like I need right now. Though I don’t really understand this — Would that be for people to type in commands to their computers, in Lojban, so that the computer unambiguously knows what to do? I have programming languages for that?

But, I do respect the neutrality of the language itself, vs. Esperanto being Euro-centric.

But if it takes a lot of time to learn, and I don’t have a clear goal as to why I would want to learn it, then I’d be better off focusing on Korean or Japanese instead.

This is sad/scary.

Why do we just not take care of shit better? Why don’t we strive for better processes?

Not just America, but wasn’t there human error in the Fukushima problem, or at least in the design of the thing?

I know we have humans who are super responsible and want to do good, solid, well-tested jobs, so why are we not hiring these people?

doritofarts-official:

If you’re some edgy piece of trash that thinks it’s cool to have swastikas on their pictures then unfollow me

Obligatory,

The swastika (卐 or 卍) (Sanskrit: स्वस्तिक) is a Hindu symbol that generally takes the form of an equilateral cross, with its four legs bent at 90 degrees.

The word “swastika” comes from the Sanskrit svastika - “su” (meaning “good” or “auspicious”) combined with “asti” (meaning “being”)[citation needed], along with the diminutive suffix “ka.” The swastika literally means “well-being.” It is a common practice for Hindus to draw Swastika symbols on the doors and entrances to their houses during festivals, which is believed to symbolize an invitation to goddess Lakshmi.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swastika

so it’s all about context. It could be someone expressing part of their culture, or it could be a d-bag being a d-bag.

So, just kind of another way Hitler fucked over more cultures.

If I get a jerb in Seattle, and there’s a non-compete agreement where I can’t sell games, you all know I’d continue making tons of Open Source games, right? 8)

Or maybe I could focus on doing free Creative Commons game art for people for a while.

Or making animations. In Esperanto. Rawr!

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