Re: Bateson

Devorah (
Wed, 01 Feb 95 15:11:06 IST

The discussion on the extra ises and ares in an English text sounds parochial w
hen you consider that there are languages where `to be' has only a past and a f
uture. He isn't aggressive, but, on the other hand, he may have been in the pas
t and may be again next week. A nice bit of openness and constructivism in the
languages (Russian and Hebrew, for example) I would say! [Hi guys, Devorah]