What Goes In And What Comes Out - Deepstash

What Goes In And What Comes Out

The more we learn about the power of human language—the degree to which it shapes our world and our thoughts with us hardly being aware—the more language demands respect and humility. A single language gives almost endless options for describing a situation in words. But each language is just one of 7,000 unique language systems spoken in the world today, and each of those languages provides its speaker with a unique library of ideas.

Indeed, there would be no big ideas without language.

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“An idea is something that won’t work unless you do.” - Thomas A. Edison

Language for humans is like water for fish — it’s everywhere, but we hardly see it, and that creates an exploitable vulnerability.

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