149, footnote 9) why he excludes the Dard languages from his further investigations: fragmentary knowledge about past forms in -l- in Dardic; inadequacy of the descriptive material; questionableness
of Dardic being a genuine subgroup of Indo-Aryan.
Traditionalists concede the questionableness
of some of Paris's methods by today's standards but applaud his achievements and decry the presumptuous judgments made by latter-day scholars who take for granted the research tools bequeathed by their nineteenth-century forebears.
He writes: "[In the liminal state] a people becomes most acutely aware of the limits and questionableness
of its deepest assumptions.
The worldwide protest of youth, in spite of the questionableness
of many of its forms, is ultimately grounded here, in an uprising against a science which describes itself as value-free, yet hands man over to a value-less existence and in so doing destroys him.