Gersen, have you noticed that learning Swedish and English have altered or enhanced your brain-function in any way? Do you have enhanced views of the world? Have you discovered unkown subtleties of perception and reflection? Lastly, do you think Jack Vance would come across in Arabic with something like the full flavor of his original English compositions? In even the finest Arabic translations, would his subtle irony and wry wit come through to the readers?

"Symmetry and asymmetry are convivial. The paradox of order and chaos in simultaneous improvisation is such a challenge to hold in focus. But in that balancing, (for it is surely in infinite process and never totally balanced)--- in that conversation, -- in that music, the new enters the patterns."

~ Nora Bateson

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