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side sim - Dinner with the Songz's

Posted Sept. 27, 2022, 7:39 p.m. by Civilian Sair Songz (Counselor) (Lindsay B)

Posted by Commander Shedda Mal’athar (Executive Officer) in side sim - Dinner with the Songz’s

Posted by Civilian Sair Songz (Counselor) in side sim - Dinner with the Songz’s

Posted by Commander Shedda Mal’athar (Executive Officer) in side sim - Dinner with the Songz’s

(snip)

“Yes there is yualra and it is wonderful! Food and music tell us so much about each other.” Shedda scooped another bite onto the flatbread. She would have to share this with Maava.

Shedda

Sair considered that for a moment. “Yes, I suppose they do. The emphasis placed on the arts can tell you a great deal. My mother and I come at it from a health care perspective. How a society treats ill and dying individuals can tell you a great deal. Though ours admittedly goes to extremes out of necessity, I can tell you that despite the sheer number of people we have to deal with on a regular basis, every single one was important.” Her mind slipped back to something the captain had said and maybe that was where Kobliads did recognize the individual. Too bad it was so fleeting and at the end of life, rather than something they could carry with them.

~Sair Songz, CNS

Shedda chewed the bite she’d taken slowly and then washed it down with the juice. “Without a doubt healthcare tells us so much about a culture. Their understanding of the sciences, but more importantly the value placed on people in the different stages of life. Art tells us what the hoped to be or not be, but healthcare tells us a lot about who they are. Of course archeology and anthropology deal with ancient or dead civilizations so it’s all guess work and wishful thinking.”

Shedda

“Still, I can imagine it to be rather fascinating work,” Sair said before taking another bite. A part of her could imagine how nice it might be to be immersed in a culture that was so old that there were no pressing needs to worry about. There must be a great deal of freedom in that sort of work. Meanwhile, Koro was making a mess of the layered dish, and while he was pretty adept at using his fork he had managed to spread to to every edge of his plate and even over the sides. Without any fuss, Sair reached over with her own fork and pushed it all back towards the middle. “Do you have a favourite culture you’ve studied?”

~Sair & Family


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