Re: Stateless Persons

Juan Vaquer Jr. (
Mon, 29 Dec 1997 17:32:27 -0700

Alexander 'Sasha' Chislenko wrote:

> It may be useful to start a community of stateless persons - a global "phyle" that would
> protect your interests and supply you with some information - in exchange for financial
> or other contributions. What would be a good name for it?

1) A simple English term would be World Keep or World Hold or World what-have-you; a
denizen of this organization would be a Worlder or Worldler or Wordling.2) A more
proprietary English term would be Earth [fill in the blank]; denizen: Earthling.
3) Orbity (from "orb", the globe); denizen: Orbital or Orbizen. Nah, too cosmic...
4) Mundiality (from "Mundus", the world); denizen: Mundial or Transmundial (across the
5) Terradome (Earth Home); denizen: Terran.
6) Geon or Geomony or Geopolis (yeah!)(the World State); denizen: Geopolitan.

And for those afflicted with wanderlust... Mundivagant (world roamer).

> Anybody knows the etymology of the word "citizen" ?

Assuming you're not pulling our leg with this question...

citizen (noun) [from Middle English "citizen"; from Old French "citeein"; from Latin
"civitas", genitive "civitatis", a state, city] (according to Webster's New Universal
Unabridged Dictionary [Deluxe 2d. ed.])

Juan Vaquer Jr.