Thinking without language?

Adrian Ian Skilling skilling at
Mon Jan 17 07:49:47 EST 2000

>but i think it is worth mentioning that we are constricted by the language
>we choose to express ourselves. This has a great effect on our entire mental
>development. It is harder to quantify feelings or ideas which no word exists
>for, or adequately describe all types of love with the word. This applies to
>animals too, except their language communication is not an oral language.

Sorry. I don't mean to be offensive. But surely its obvious that it is
hard to express a concept or emotion that we don't have a word for. How
could it be any other way !!


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