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by Kalailan
Wed Nov 09, 2005 10:43 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Need help translating
Replies: 4
Views: 1330

Oh... that's right.
one of the things which confused me is that the overall meaning isn't very clear, regardless of the grammatical difficulties.
Anyway, now i can run across the sea to the # 2.
Thank ye.
by Kalailan
Tue Nov 08, 2005 8:48 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Need help translating
Replies: 4
Views: 1330

Need help translating

I have been learning latin on my own with 'the clarendon latin course' on and off for several years now. I would get up to a certain frustrating point, then stop for several months, then do it all over again, getting to the point, understanding easily, and moving farther each time. This way worked f...
by Kalailan
Wed Mar 10, 2004 8:37 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Grrr
Replies: 28
Views: 7555

I didn't vote either - my choice wasn't there.
i would leave school...
it is indeed offensive.
by Kalailan
Mon Mar 08, 2004 8:31 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: The Passion of The Christ
Replies: 102
Views: 62068

Oh, yes, i did forget to mention that i ment israeli rightists.

leftists here aren't anti-abortion. anti-welfare? seems that netanyahu is more anti welfare then the leftists.

anyway, i am stoping here, this is not a politics disscusion.
by Kalailan
Mon Mar 08, 2004 5:24 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Products are legal?
Replies: 21
Views: 4927

Urgh... I hate the idea of the government being able to spy on my more that I hate the idea of criminals spying on my actually. Strange maybe but true. But why? why should you care if some agent somewhere knows which sites you go to? it's not like they would do it for their own pleasure. why should...
by Kalailan
Mon Mar 08, 2004 2:24 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Conspiracy theories... not so stupid
Replies: 12
Views: 3369

It might be true that there is a conspiracy; the question is: can we do anything about it?
the answer is: no.
we should accept things we can't change.
by Kalailan
Mon Mar 08, 2004 2:14 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: The Passion of The Christ
Replies: 102
Views: 62068

being insulted is always a matter of choice. It's mainly just a small but loud and annoying group of Jews, probably mainly leftists and not religious Jews, who are being supported by the leftist, anti-Christian media who will use anything, and ally themselves with anyone, to libel or attack Christia...
by Kalailan
Sun Mar 07, 2004 11:28 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Online books project
Replies: 0
Views: 1265

Online books project

i assume that this one is very known... i have decided to post it any way.
here: http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/

20,000 books over there!
by Kalailan
Sat Feb 21, 2004 12:39 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Encyclopedia of philosophy
Replies: 0
Views: 1328

Encyclopedia of philosophy

http://www.iep.utm.edu/
i couldn't find Buber over there, but the each of the philosophers over there has a good review of his/her philosophy.

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by Kalailan
Fri Feb 06, 2004 4:53 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: browser wars
Replies: 14
Views: 4258

jeff wrote: Yes.. we like the site to work for 'almost' all browsers. I say almost all because c'mon - if you're still using Netscape 4.7 - it's time to update.
have you not heard of netscape 7.0?
i never tried mozilla, but i like netscape better then ie.
tabs are indeed much better then new windows.
by Kalailan
Fri Feb 06, 2004 4:47 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: I'm a father!
Replies: 25
Views: 6203

Congratulations!
keep me updated on her name...
and once again, Congrats, and this time not too early!
by Kalailan
Sun Feb 01, 2004 8:30 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Current reads (spinoff from least favorite books)
Replies: 31
Views: 8733

I am currently reading Moby ****.
Such a wonderful book!
i have'nt read anything for a long time until now. i had a "reader's-block" :?
by Kalailan
Sun Feb 01, 2004 10:53 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Kaneh-bosem
Replies: 21
Views: 12123

Bosem means perfume, and i don't see a reason why Alexandrian jews wouldn't know it. by the way, though it's spelled Beit Shin Mem it is pronounced Bosem, and not as Rimon-jad Transliterated it. now the question is did hemp really grow in ancient israel? what climate does it require and what was the...
by Kalailan
Fri Jan 30, 2004 12:54 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Virtual Christianity: Bibles
Replies: 2
Views: 1933

how about www.bible.com?
by Kalailan
Fri Jan 30, 2004 12:11 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Kaneh-bosem
Replies: 21
Views: 12123

I was pretty surprised to see Kaneh-bosem as a topic here... well, it seems like the site you linked to answers it, though some people think this and some people think that. it's not such a trivial question... no one here talks about it much. i think it's likely that it is true that kaneh bosem is h...
by Kalailan
Wed Jan 28, 2004 1:17 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Latin DVDs?
Replies: 8
Views: 2590

keesa wrote: Random conglomeration of the strangest vocal sounds known to be produced by man"?
:lol:
by Kalailan
Wed Jan 28, 2004 11:42 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Greek nick
Replies: 2
Views: 3444

It is borrowed into hebrew from greek.
thanks!
by Kalailan
Tue Jan 27, 2004 9:01 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Greek nick
Replies: 2
Views: 3444

Greek nick

i just discovered that my longly used nick comes from greek.
kalainon is supposed to be dark blue or something?

i am not learning greek...
by Kalailan
Sun Jan 25, 2004 7:59 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Your (least) favorite fiction books
Replies: 63
Views: 16823

How could i forget "Shogun" by James Clevell (spelling?)?
it is a most wonderful book about japan in the 16th century.
i even read it when i was experiencing a Reader's block.
by Kalailan
Sun Jan 25, 2004 7:55 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Your (least) favorite fiction books
Replies: 63
Views: 16823

Re: Your (least) favorite fiction books

annis wrote:
(To rimon-jad (what in the world does that name mean?)
hehe, finally will you have to unveil!

pm me if you advance, dear pomegranate.
annis wrote: I just need a huge insulin injection after exposure to his writing.)
i thought i am the only one!
thanks god.
by Kalailan
Sun Jan 25, 2004 11:49 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Your (least) favorite fiction books
Replies: 63
Views: 16823

I meant considered by others.
although a lot of the sci-fi literature is not very good, i think it can be a most powerful tool.

i will now go to check the other thread you were talking about.
Cya!
by Kalailan
Sun Jan 25, 2004 8:46 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Your (least) favorite fiction books
Replies: 63
Views: 16823

I have recently just thought of the same subject... in Sci Fi, i like asimov too. but my favourite fiction book is "the compass rose" by Ursula K. Le Guin. it is a collection of short stories. it is categorized as Sci Fi, and that is an insult in my opinion. science fiction literature is considered ...
by Kalailan
Thu Jan 22, 2004 8:06 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: greek mythology
Replies: 26
Views: 6101

in hebrew, because of the masculine/feminine vocativs, you have to choose between the two when talking to a crowd. the rule is: if there is one male, no matter how many females are about, masculine should be used. i know it is very chauvinistic, but hey, the ancient hebrews were a near eastern cultu...
by Kalailan
Wed Jan 21, 2004 8:40 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: e-BASILOPITA 2004 31-1-2004 16:00h
Replies: 3
Views: 1475

???????????
by Kalailan
Wed Jan 21, 2004 8:38 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: greek mythology
Replies: 26
Views: 6101

you know, Egypt is near eastern.
or is it not considered so?

i am not sure about the shepherd of the people nick for the pharaohs (by the way, the female pharaohs are outnumbered. no need for the "or she")

the idea of shepherd is likely to orginate in a nomadic culture.
by Kalailan
Sat Jan 17, 2004 7:09 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Sanskrit on TextKit?
Replies: 27
Views: 7273

http://rhea.sron.nl/~jheise/akkadian/]Here is the akkadian site i found. it seems to work better on the machine i am using now.

Akkadian is Semitic. many of the words i saw there resemble hebrew words.
by Kalailan
Fri Jan 16, 2004 9:23 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Sanskrit on TextKit?
Replies: 27
Views: 7273

Regarding Sumerian: why does it atract (spelling....????..... :? ) lunatics? and the bible and the sumerian tales do have a lot in common. i don't think that means it was entirely copied... they did live in the same enviroment. i recently found an Akkadian learning site, but it didn't work. :cry: i ...
by Kalailan
Fri Jan 16, 2004 9:06 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Textkit forums and Google
Replies: 22
Views: 5669

Lex, i hope what i said didn't offend you. i just meant it as a funny comment, nothing behind it.
by Kalailan
Fri Jan 16, 2004 8:56 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: mmm... how do i find an avatar?
Replies: 18
Views: 4627

I'm happy to host anyone's avatar on this server as a courtesy - but you'll have to prove to me that you created the avatar or have permission to use it. Jeff Thanks Jeff. i shall see if i think of something nice to make up, and if not, i will just pass. never new it was so consuming... thanks again.
by Kalailan
Wed Jan 14, 2004 8:31 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: SALVETE OMNES!
Replies: 5
Views: 1502

Welcome to textkit!

care to tell us a bit more about yourself?

enjoy youself,
Ronen
by Kalailan
Wed Jan 14, 2004 7:54 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: mmm... how do i find an avatar?
Replies: 18
Views: 4627

hmm... sorry, i had again accidently put this question in the wrong forum... Jeff, can you move this to the open board?
Thanks again,
Ronen
by Kalailan
Wed Jan 14, 2004 7:40 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: mmm... how do i find an avatar?
Replies: 18
Views: 4627

mmm... how do i find an avatar?

how can i find an avatar that fits all the rules? it's impossible!
they are all either too big in weight or size.

and how do i, when i did find a picture, find out it's url?

Thanks,
Ronen
by Kalailan
Wed Jan 14, 2004 7:32 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Textkit forums and Google
Replies: 22
Views: 5669

and then a t-v program will be made out of it. it will be the first to be based on a forum, and will be called "Lex against the world: the last language lover and his fight for survival"
by Kalailan
Tue Jan 13, 2004 2:12 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: RANT against Stealing Site Content
Replies: 40
Views: 9012

well lex, it seems like i misunderstood you.

now i have, and i have nothing to add to this debate.
by Kalailan
Sun Jan 11, 2004 5:00 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Cast your Pebbles!
Replies: 14
Views: 5953

i hope this doesn't count as necromancy, as it is forbidden by the torah. (not that i would care much) i was looking at old posts, and when i stumbled upon this i thought: why don't you make a mechanism that after a long period a member doesn't come here, sends an e-mail to them that tells them thei...
by Kalailan
Sat Jan 10, 2004 9:57 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: RANT against Stealing Site Content
Replies: 40
Views: 9012

tdominus wrote:
As for right or wrong, that's another issue entirely.
it is true, but is not the one fraught with the other?

In my opinion this debate is too much on the legal side.
the more important issue here is moral.

<moral rules!>
or as they would say in slang hebrew:
Moral Imperia!
by Kalailan
Fri Jan 09, 2004 5:30 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: RANT against Stealing Site Content
Replies: 40
Views: 9012

The use of the term 'right' here bothers me. i think that 'Rights' will not necessary, if the treatment of strangers would be the same as well known people. you see, lex, it doesn't matter whether the right has been violated. the right doesn't suffer. the person suffers from the violation, and i thi...
by Kalailan
Sat Jan 03, 2004 9:17 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: On the Matrix (from 'Nonessence' @ The Academy)
Replies: 10
Views: 2348

the matrix for philosophy?!?!?!
it is fast-foolosophy (nice word game on food, fool, and philosophy here :wink: ).
by Kalailan
Fri Jan 02, 2004 8:35 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Does anyone feel guilty for studying dead languages?
Replies: 40
Views: 10455

the thought that one should under any circumstance feel guilty for liking somethimg disturbs me greatly. how exactly, is math more useful then greek or latin? it is obvious that most people in most jobs use none of the two; nevertheless, one is greatly admired by the masses and the second is not. i ...
by Kalailan
Tue Dec 30, 2003 8:55 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: which language is this?
Replies: 19
Views: 5976

Airish, first of all, i shall greet you. Welcome to textkit! indeed, this is a great day. two newcomers in the period of 24 hours! (the hundred or thousand silent new memebers will have to forgive me for not counting them in :wink: ) secondly, i shall thank you. its nice to know i am a company. espe...