[KB] Deacon's Neo-Aristotelian Complication of Simple Action/Motion
cbcox at ilstu.edu
Thu Aug 14 13:39:34 EDT 2014
The origin of language belongs to the vast realm of contingency, not susceptible to theoretical explanation. There can only be 'interesting' SPECULATIONS. No knowledge is possible.
PROBABLY, the brain _capable _ of inventing language existed for a couple hundred thousand years before language actually became common. The most interesting speculation I've come across is that probably children invented language a number of times before it 'caught on' among adults.
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