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Thinking without language?

gregh chows at dontspam.me.ozemail.com.au
Wed Jan 19 15:22:57 EST 2000

"Leo Smith" <Who.cares at shaman.co.uk> wrote in message
news:388604B5.36083841 at shaman.co.uk...
> gregh wrote:
> > "Leo Smith" <Who.cares at shaman.co.uk> wrote in message
> > news:38850C18.4BDA8E48 at shaman.co.uk...
> >
> > > Oh for goodness sake. It depends what you define thinking and lanuage
> > be. As
> > > far as I am concerned, my internal representation of these concepts to
> > myself, for
> > > my purposes, says that thinking is the silent exercise of language. By
> > almost a
> >
> > That is a good explanation for YOU and your needs but I have to ask
you -
> > have you ever been doing something and then an idea, totally unrelated
> > anything you are doing, occurs to you, no word thought having occurred
> > to that point, on that subject?
> Of course stupid. I don't define language as verbalization either. In this

That about ends any conversation with you. Someone who feels the need to
call others stupid is someone who hasnt got anything to say to which it is
worth the time to listen.


Remove the anti-spammer stuff.

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