11.29.2022 SHOW NOTES: Let’s Talk About ‘Language’

The following are several of the links I ‘skimmed’ in writing today’s show notes. I post them here for those who might want to follow behind me. As anyone who listens to today’s class on Freedom Networx will realize, I do not necessarily agree with everything in these links. Nevertheless, I did adopt or was influenced by some of the thinking in them and, as I urge my class to do, I am sharing them so that others may read them and make of them what they will for themselves:

https://www.britannica.com/topic/language

Language | Definition, Types, Characteristics, Development, & Facts | Britannica – Encyclopedia Britannicalanguage, a system of conventional spoken, manual (signed), or written symbols by means of which human beings, as members of a social group and participants in its culture, express themselves. The functions of language include communication, the expression of identity, play, imaginative expression, and emotional release. Many definitions of language have been proposed.www.britannica.com

https://englishfinders.com/definition-of-language-by-scholars/

Definition Of Language By Different Scholars And LinguistsWhat is the language definition? Let us now go through definition of language by different scholars, linguists and reference books.englishfinders.com

https://theaquilareport.com/the-left-and-its-problems-with-language/

The Left and Its Problems with LanguageOr, what about the senior United States senator from Massachusetts explaining that “pregnant people” are being denied constitutional protection by the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs? She and everyone else knows that only women can conceive and bear children.Nevertheless, she refused to distinguish men from women because of the demand on the Left that equality be understood only as …theaquilareport.com

https://medium.com/the-philosophers-stone/the-limits-of-language-1c9febe85350

The Limits of Language?. “The limits of my language means the… | by Ronin Winter | A Philosopher’s Stone – MediumThe common notion is that language is a means of communication; it enables us to retrieve and convey information of the world. The special ability of language seems to be what sets humans apart …medium.com

https://www.noemamag.com/ai-and-the-limits-of-language/

AI And The Limits Of Language | NOEMAAn artificial intelligence system trained on words and sentences alone will never approximate human understanding.www.noemamag.com

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-biolinguistic-turn/201702/how-the-language-we-speak-affects-the-way-we-think

How the Language We Speak Affects the Way We ThinkFor centuries, people thought that words were just labels for objects, and that different languages merely attached different strings of sounds to things—or, more accurately, to concepts.www.psychologytoday.com

https://www.nhfaithfusion.com/2017/09/language-influences-life-character/

How Language Influences our Life and Character – Faith FusionOften, we live our life without noticing that one of the key factors that influences our lives is the language that we speak on a day to day basis.www.nhfaithfusion.com

https://theconversation.com/how-the-limits-of-the-mind-shape-human-language-122596

How the limits of the mind shape human language – The ConversationThe team also tested rats.The brains of rats are known to detect and process differences between vowels and consonants. The twist is that the rat brains were too good: the rats learned both the …theconversation.com

https://howtosavetheworld.ca/2010/04/29/does-our-language-restrict-what-and-how-we-think/

Does Our Language Restrict What and How We Think?Couple of interesting patterns i’ve noticed in my researches into this over the years. 1. relationship between language structures and art: while exploring both celtic knotwork and Coast Salish designs, i experienced a similarity in the way the artist was engaging with ‘negative space’ as fundamentally different to traditional western art techniques.howtosavetheworld.ca

https://wakeup-world.com/2016/10/19/how-language-limits-and-liberates-us/

How Language Limits and Liberates Us | Wake Up WorldBy Paul Lenda. Guest writer for Wake Up World “The limits of my language are the limits of my world.” ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein Human beings perceive everything within their realities through the five basic senses of taste, touch, hearing, sight, and smell (we will limit this article to five when in reality there are upwards of 20).wakeup-world.com

https://cisindus.org/2021/10/05/limits-of-language/

Limits of Language – HomeSpeech is known by the wise knowers of the Vedas to be made up of four parts. Three of these – Para, the Shabda-Brahman; Pasyanti, unformed language; and Madhyama, mental language – lie unmanifested in the depths of one’s being. It is only the fourth that people speak. – Rig Veda, 1.164.45cisindus.org

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