[ExI] Translating language idioms is dificult

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 14:14:47 UTC 2015

On 11 June 2015 at 14:38, Tara Maya wrote:
> But sadly, the part about “We will punish you for having a harmless hobby”
> — which, after all is the real scandal — is NOT an error in translation.

But they see themselves as a nation at war, on a crusade to defend
their faith against almost overwhelming odds. Hobbies don't help the
war effort and distract from more useful activities.

Bad things are done during wartime. Even in the western nations.  (irony!).


More information about the extropy-chat mailing list