Re: I missed my self-imposed deadline for the Mayan numeral proposal

From: Steven Atreju <>
Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2012 12:28:23 +0100

Philippe Verdy <> wrote:

 |then the real catastrophe occured 394 years ago, in 1618, just because of
 |the conquest of America by Spanish troops : which meant a massive death of
 |lots of Amerindians (most of them due to imported infections, to which

Terrible and ridiculous little selfish infections.

 |Amerindians were not protected, but also due to the end of development of
 |the Mayan civilization caused by their internal wars, their concentration

One won't believe how stupid these natives were.
Ritual torture of the *own* people.
Also Polynesians and Aborigines, Indians and some african
natives -- all foolish enough to torture themselves instead of
Fortunately these times are over, thanks to the missioners which
altruistically spent their lives spreading the light all over the

It must be said though that it seems as if countermovements rise
on the very sphere, a motion that is absolutely inconceivable.
And it'll possibly be a bit frightening to participate in the
further developments of events.
Good to know to be on the right side.

On the other hand it is quite spirited that Unicode covers the
language of so many cultures. Even of some that didn't use
written text on their own, and originally.
As a matter of fact sometimes something similar to what can be
called a face shines through.
Rare events can be savoured much more intense.

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