by Thomas Phinney

Thomas Phinney reveals the healing potential of scripts and letterforms among fragmented cultures.

When someone mentions “invented writing systems,” you might first think of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Elvish and Dwarven, Star Trek’s Klingon, or—if you have more of a literary bent—George Bernard Shaw’s Shavian phonetic alphabet. Even established writing systems for real-world languages (or “scripts,” to use the technical term) were once an invention and evolved afterward. But we often don’t know the story of these ancient systems the way we know about Klingon.
This is the tale of two such…

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