At 12:11 PM 3/31/00 +0100, Stiofan Mac Amhalghaidh wrote:
>example shows not just that people can live happily (I presume) without the
>accoutrements of 20th and 21st century society, but how hard it is for us
>today to get a decent handle on how our ancestors lived, what motivated
>them, what scared them...
Even though there are no electricity and roads, the telephone
and computer do provide a conduit to the world beyond Scoraig which
people in earlier times did not have.