Re: Allowing the sweet voice of reason into our lives

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Tue Aug 07 2001 - 20:24:01 MDT

At 08:12 AM 8/7/01 -0700, Charles Hixson wrote:

>To my mind the central truth of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis is easily
>demonstrated. Certain computer languages make certain kinds of program
>easy to write, and other kinds of program quite difficult. Even while
>all of these languages are formally complete.

These are not natural languages, the domain of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis.
Nor is mathematics.

Damien Broderick

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