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9 years ago  ::  Feb 01, 2009 - 1:26AM #1
Whisperingal
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So MakT really doesn't know what he;'s talking about because he doesn't know English?


That would explain why his posts on this thread make no sense.
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9 years ago  ::  Feb 03, 2009 - 2:22PM #2
MengTzu
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Whisperingal wrote:

So MakT really doesn't know what he;'s talking about because he doesn't know English?


In this particular instance, it appears to have nothing to do with his knowledge of Daoism or of English.  He is confused about two Chinese phrases (Sa Moon and Sa Man are transliterations of Chinese phrases, not English).  So while English might not be his first language, his confusion here is not due to not knowing English, but is rather due to a mistake about Chinese.  He appears to know Chinese (since he uses Cantonese pronunciation, he probably speaks Cantonese fluently), but the mistake he made is a common one that even many Chinese speakers might make, as the two phrases sound extremely similar to each other at least in Mandarin and Cantonese.

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9 years ago  ::  Feb 05, 2009 - 2:53PM #3
Whisperingal
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That might make him a less-than-perfect choice for a "master" then.


Or maybe he should just be nicer to people who do know what Shamanism is?

I mean instead of insulting them.
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