Re: Adventurous ancestors!
- From: Barbara Nostrand <nostrand@...>
Subject: Re: Adventurous ancestors!
> Jim EckmanI agree, I think I will continue my practice of flying instead of boating ;)
>>Agreed, this could have happened. The horse nomad theory that I am
>>thinking about though is that the Japanese are in no way, no how
>>related to Koreans ;) They came through China!!! not Korea. This is
>>currently a discredited theory except for a few extreme cases of Nihonron.
> Greetings from Solveig! Moving closer to modern times, we pretty much
> know that there were immigrants from both Korea and China and even as
> far away as India. Avoiding Korea involves a much longer sea voyage. I
> suggest that you reconsider.
I'm a bit confused though, I consider this 20's? theory to be total nonsense since there's no way that hordes of horse nomads could have come through China without passing through Korea to Japan and not been noted by the historical Chinese. I think the theory you are thinking of is a more modern and rational one that is based on reason and not mindless, nationalistic politics. Even America has many founding myths and sacred cows that are silly upon examination, so it's not surprising that Japan 100 years ago had the same.
I occasionally get the early messages out of order as well; however,
I can't imagine that there is a problem with Yahoo. Else, how did the
others receive the message to reply to? I assume that either A) the
messages are slow enough to deliver to some mail servers that others
reply back to the original and that mail goes through faster than the
original, or B) the time stamp for several of the users are not
configured correctly, and the e-mail program sorts by date. Thus, the
original will flag at the right time, but the reply is incorrectly set
as before the original, or the original is incorrectly set to a future
time, thus letting replies sort before it.
Let me know if anyone else has any more insight on this.
Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc.
From: Ii Saburou [mailto:logan@...]
Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2002 7:15 AM
Subject: Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Looking for Koto music...
> ----- Original Message -----Japanese
> That brings up a question I have for everyone: What sorts of
> musical instruments do people have on this list? I have aShakuhachi
> (well, Shaku-shichi or Shaku-roku, since it's tuned a western wholeI'm only renting one at the moment. Eventually I'll have enough money
> step higher) made by a flute-maker more as an experiment than an
> authentic instrument.
> And I take it Ii has a Koto?
PS: Is anyone else out there getting messages out of order from Yahoo!?
I have missed the originals on several threads so far, and I need to see
if it is Yahoo! or my e-mail host.
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