How Language Shapes Our Reality

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Language is Symbolic

Language and Symbols are Arbitrary

Cultural Symbols (and Language) Evolve To Meet Changing Needs

We Combine Symbols to Convey New Meaning

Linguistics

Intro to The Whorf Sapir Hypothesis

The Whorf Sapir Hypothesis is also known as “linguistic relativity”

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