You Say Up, I Say Yesterday

“Can language shape how we think? A Stanford researcher says yes, and her work speaks volumes about what makes people tick.”

What is fascinating is not just how language reflects belief systems, but that language impacts/influences one’s beliefs. Could it be that the words we use influence how we perceive the world, or even limit our ability to perceive certain things? Even try to discuss a concept where you don’t have an exact word for it, so you are talking around it without clarity, but once a word is assigned to it, the discussion can be taken to the next level.

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