An assessment of the Unicode standard

Christopher Culver crculver at christopherculver.com
Mon Sep 14 16:23:03 CEST 2009


rurpy at yahoo.com writes:
> Fashion changes in science as well as clothes. :-)

A favourite line of crackpots who think that their ridiculous position
is not held by others merely because of "fashion".

>  I wouldn't count
> Sapir-Whorf out yet...
> http://edge.org/3rd_culture/boroditsky09/boroditsky09_index.html

That researcher does not say that language *constrains* thought, which
was the assertion of the OP and of the strict form of the Sapir-Whorf
hypothesis. She merely says that it may influence thought.



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