From: "James Wynn"
Subject: RE: (urth) names + Typhon Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 16:22:00 -0500 Jerry Friedman wrote: >>>>There seems to be some confusion, by the way, over whether people are using "alien" to mean "not born on Urth though possibly human" or "not human". Or maybe just "foreign to the Commonwealth", like Loyal to the Group of Seventeen, and presumably Ash.<<<<<<< Crush clarifies his murky perspective: For purposes of this thread I presume the term "alien" has taken on them meaning "non-human sentient being originating on another planet" ever since the following discourse between Blattid and Robert Borski's in Borski's posting on 6/17: Blattid wrote: "The undines, as near as can be told, _are_ homo sapiens -- they are more advanced cases of the process to which Baldanders has been subjecting himself." Borski responded: Not sure I agree with this. How's that? -- Crush --