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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Maybe Chomsky got it wrong

Is there a "universal language"?
Maybe not

Does Language Influence Culture? - WSJ.com:

"...new research shows us that the languages we speak not only reflect or express our thoughts, but also shape the very thoughts we wish to express. The structures that exist in our languages profoundly shape how we construct reality, and help make us as smart and sophisticated as we are."

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