Re: Discussion list?
> This could be a good idea, if everyone can come to the list with anopen
> mind and not reflexively put their own group's style forward as theOne
> True Way.That will inevitably raise its ugly head no matter how much we wish
it didn't. But my hope is that this list will promote understanding,
Currently on another list, I've asked how people perceive living
history. Many of the respondents are in the SCA, but they either are
into living history too or they have close friends who are. So the
discussion is very calm and one-sided at the moment. We shall see
what happens overnight...
> On the other hand, I have methave
> several other people putting themselves forward as reenactors who
> been downright rude, and further, broke any atmosphere by runningdown
> other people and how inauthentic they were.We meet these types all the time. Strangely enough, they are usually
the bottom-feeders of the reenactment community.
> Exactly. And neither one is inherently better or worse.Better for some people. Worse for others. The point I'm trying to
make is that they're different and they have different goals.
> Good luck!Thanks. I'm still trying to figure out where to post the invitation
to the non-SCA groups...
- At 09:32 PM 2/6/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>One of my very few complaints about the SCA is that this outfit hasAh, but it has greatly improved my appreciation for those who do it
>totally ruined my sense of wonder at seeing people in archaic dress.
correctly. Those who wear proper clothing and have the proper deportment
for the clothing/time/area they are representing are more of a joy for me