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Wednesday, August 25, 2004
Language May Shape Human Thought
I've long thought it was self evident that language shapes human thought and that one of the greatest benefits of being proficient in more than one language is that you have an expanded range of ways to shape your thoughts.
This article about the results of a study on Brazilian tribe that doesn't define numbers larger than two
is interesting, but I'm not sure it proves the hypothesis.
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