OZ and Mythical Countries
Friday - January 16, 1976
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Thought of creating World Money
Ham radio and symbolic language, learning Danish
Takes course at Indiana University Extension with Stanley Roper to learn artificially created language constructed from all the major languages.
At the age of twelve he got hooked on books. Went to the library every Saturday to hear stories being read.
Shep talks about the other OZ stories. Dorothy and the Wizard was only one of the stories. The Pumpkinhead of Oz.
Most of the great literature is based on a 'quest' in an artificial land where the writer creates a country, people, religion.
Discussion of Oz and other mythical kingdoms.