Re: A weak PIE adopted by the world?

From: tgpedersen@...
Message: 8359
Date: 2001-08-07

--- In cybalist@..., "Joseph S Crary" <pva@...> wrote:
> I think I understand now. I believe you're talking about the
> motivation for cultural change and stability? The processes that
> support and reinforce behavior patterns?
> What i wrote was first wee weak eddies, followed by waves, then a
> flood. If one looks at the general patterns this stepped (no pun)
> intensity and incressed IE complexity makes a lot of sense. Again,
> just my opinion.
> JS Crary

A parallel, relatively massacre-less example: Tok Pisin in New Guinea?