The enlightenment I was referring to
earlier (and which the vagaries of
the 'Reply' mechanism failed to
refresh) which comes from learning
Irish (and other Celtic languages)
comes from the juxtaposition of
Celtic languages and English,
incuding its history. Too long have
old academic traditions of bigotry,
racism and subservience to Empire
obscured the underestimated Celtic
influence in the modern world's
lingua franca (not to mention other
modern lnguages). The Celtic
languages are also works of
collective genius in themselves, a
genius comparable or perhaps even
superior to that of a massive
Richard Comaish