Invented Languages: Esperanto (Easy) Vs. Klingon (Extremely Difficult)

“One could look at the media universe, where mass-based broadcasting has been replaced by niche-based narrowcasting, for a parallel. (If Esperanto is a failed broadcast medium, Klingon is a highly successful narrowcasting one). More broadly still, the entire modernist project of utopianism, which produced [Esperanto inventor] Ludwik Zamenhof as surely as it produced Karl Marx, has become disreputable.”