Linguistic Relativity (aka Sapir-Worf hypothesis)

Basically, this is the idea that the language we speak shapes our thoughts and our perception of the world. Linguistic relativity is actually a rather old concept with a long history harking back to Plato. It makes sense intuitively, that how we would describe something is necessarily linked to what we notice and thus affectingContinue reading “Linguistic Relativity (aka Sapir-Worf hypothesis)”