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57276Re: [Authentic_SCA] Re: Possible New SCA Member

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  • gedney@OPTONLINE.NET
    Aug 10, 2008
      brava, good my Lady, well stated.

      Capt Elias

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Chris Laning
      Date: Sunday, August 10, 2008 2:13 pm
      Subject: Re: [Authentic_SCA] Re: Possible New SCA Member
      To: Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com

      > I believe it was Duke Cariadoc of the Bow who commented that if
      > you
      > think the SCA will be thousands of people *just like you*, you
      > will
      > be terribly disappointed. But if you look at the SCA as a place
      > where
      > you can *find* people who are just like you, you will enjoy
      > yourself
      > much more. That's been my experience as well.
      > I've spent a number of years doing some very intense research,
      > but
      > now that I'm going to events again, I find I'm enjoying the
      > diversity
      > of interests and the incredible diversity of personalities. Some
      > of
      > the aspects of the "game" that are not authentic now bother me
      > much
      > less than they used to, I think because I've come to feel that I
      > have
      > my own place in the Society and it's not threatened by what
      > anyone
      > else does. I do still take great joy in authenticity when I find
      > it,
      > but I know it's not everywhere.
      > ____________________________________________________________
      > O (Dame) Christian de Holacombe, OL - Shire of Windy Meads
      > + Kingdom of the West - Chris Laning
      > http://paternoster-row.org - http://paternosters.blogspot.com
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