On Mon, Dec 07, 1998 at 08:03:35PM -0500, Stephanie Steely wrote:
> As to why the English don't do more to "promote" Celtic culture, why
> should they? Cultures promote themselves not others.
I wish I could be as succinct as that ;-)
> That being said,
> there are individual English people (some on this list, by the way) who DO
> speak a Celtic language and who DO both enjoy and play Celtic music.
Yes, that's very true.
> while English culture as a whole does not promote Celtic culture, individual
> members of that culture do promote Celtic culture through their speaking of
> the languages, playing the music, and participating in discussions of Celtic
> culture such as Celtic-L (and absorbing a lot of unwarrented abuse in the
What type of abuse?
[... snip, England's influence on former colonies]
I'm not sure I can agree with all the rest of your analysis.
Whereas countries such as Australia, New Zealand and America have
been influenced by England, they were colonies but are now free to
determine their own future. As much can't be said about Scotland
Darren Wyn Rees The Welsh Verb Emporium