Yeah, Lets talk Celtic food!
On Sat, 24 Feb 1996, James Raum wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Feb 1996, Trena McCraine wrote:
> > >And, do the people on this list agree with the idea that a culture's
> > >highest level of expression is it's language? And without the culture's
> > >language the true culture ceases to exist? What of the other forms of
> > >expression that a culture might make?
> > >
> > >Tom Mungall
> > Personally, I think a culture's highest level of expression is its
> > music. Language can shape music and a culture can express many things
> > about itself through music that can be more easily grasped by other
> > cultures.
> > Danny McCraine
> Language, music -- both are very expressive of a culture, but I would
> also have to put in a vote for food. A peoples' food speaks volumes
> about their tastes (no pun intended), their manners, etc. Try to think
> of the Chinese without thinking of chop-sticks and rice. Or the Mexicans
> without chiles and tortillas. Or the Scottish without Haggis.
> ...or the Americans without McDonalds? It fits.