Posted by: grokscience | December 9, 2009

Cultural Linguistics

Is human language an innate characteristic of the human brain? Is there a universal grammar? Or, is language inherently tied to society and cultural forces? On this program, Prof. Daniel Everett discussed linguistics, the Piraha, and religion in Don’t Sleep There are Snakes.

I’m afraid of Pandas… 😉

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