Ethnographer Angst…

“He thought I didn’t understand. He thought nothing had been communicated. I was angry. I was hurt. All the misunderstandings that tie the world up and keep people apart were quivering before me at once waiting for me to untangle them, explain them, and I couldn’t”

– Samuel R. Delaney, Babel 17

Babel 17, an ethno-linguistic science fiction novel