Re: Chomsky and evolved language circuitry

From: John Clark (
Date: Sun Oct 07 2001 - 09:04:37 MDT

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky <> Wrote:

>Broca's area. Wernicke's area. Of course there's specialized circuitry
>for language.

We know that if the Broca's area is damaged a person can not speak, but
that doesn't prove it's responsible for human speech. If a car's alternator is
damaged it can not move but that doesn't prove electricity drives the wheels.
That's the argument anyway.

                   John K Clark

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