Re: Digest Number 1071
- View SourceSomeone on the Chivalry list described himself as an "itinerenat code
worker" (consultant programmer).
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Marilyn" <marilyn@W...> wrote:
> Just as a general reply to weather nomadic groups are a thing of
the past or
> will become so.. Sociologically speaking i don't think so. We have
> of them now. My step son used to hang cable for a living ..there is
> totally nomadic lifestyle. Traveling magazine crews are also
nomadic as is
> most of the military. There are many nomadic groups functioning
well in our
> society today. Really I think there will always be a place for the
> 1. Some people just like to move around. @ They still serve a
> society of carrying news from one area to another ( with a personal
> as well as goods of various varieties. Even in our information age
> some things are not spoken of and travel only by word of mouth.
> know many of our Senoirs have become nomads for financial reasons.
> travel from place to place in their RV's and avoid high rents and
> while following the good weather. They even have stronghold of a
> sort. A city not on any map in the californian desert built on an
> military site. It is called Slab City and has been continuously
> for at least 40 yrs that i know of by an ever changing
> seniors..but many just societal drop outs for one reason or another
> including some who are on the run. As long as they do not break the
> rules they are tolerated in the city. I find it rather interesting
> the midst of our modern age in a technology oriented country we
> support such a place. In my heart i feel there have always been
> because they fill a need... and always will.
> As an aside i have been totally out of touch lately and i am sorry
but i am fighting a rather nasty illness. However i still read
everything and will speak up when i feel moved to do so..
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