[INDOLOGY] corona deaths

Jean-Luc Chevillard jean-luc.chevillard at univ-paris-diderot.fr
Fri May 1 07:50:52 EDT 2020

I agree with Herman and Arlo,

I have been tempted to write about this for a long time,
ever since I read this tweet, on 28th march


but was afraid to contribute to the "noise" myself

I am glad Herman finally did it

-- Jean-Luc (in Müssen)




On 01/05/2020 09:28, Arlo Griffiths via INDOLOGY wrote:
> I agree with Herman, but would like to go further: my personal 
> preference would be to reserve this list for academic exchange of 
> information, while other venues can be used for creative writing (and 
> expressions of appreciation). I find myself so overwhelmed with the 
> daily influx of email of all sorts that it has become difficult to give 
> due attention to this list. The fact that messages of academic interest 
> are now drowned out by the poets among us, and their fans, makes it even 
> harder to profit from the information that circulates on this list — and 
> may also make it harder to get answers to questions if, as I fear, those 
> who might otherwise be reading the list and ready to answer are, like 
> me, experiencing a sense of inundation rather than distraction.
> Arlo Griffiths
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> *Subject:* [INDOLOGY] corona deaths
> Dear List members,
> At the risk of being a spoilsport, personally I do not find the "a 
> distraction from the Coronavirus" mails, in which we try to outdo one 
> another like poets in a kavisamāja, appropriate any longer, now that 
> colleagues are actually dying of the virus.
> Herman
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