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Celebrating Language Warriors

2 Comments | Posted February 21, 2012 | 02/21/12 03:02 PM ET

From the rugged Oregon coast, to the Himalayan foothills, to seaside jungle villages of Papua New Guinea, small languages are fighting to survive. Pressed by a tide of globalization, and a barrage of negative messages telling them their cultures and ways of thinking are outmoded, a global cohort of language...

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Emerging Languages, Emergent Knowledge

Posted February 18, 2011 | 02/18/11 02:39 PM ET

When ideas go extinct, we all grow poorer. Half the world's 7,000 languages now face extinction; a dramatic shift in human intellectual history. Our 21st century world -- replete with wondrous technologies -- rests upon the foundation of all humankind's prior wisdom and creativity.

This human knowledge...

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