Language as a Window

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In Language as a Window into Human Nature, Steven Pinker explains how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings, looking at cursing, metaphors and the issue of common knowledge. This video is only part of the full talk, brilliantly animated by RSA. 1Video of the complete talk available is on YouTube here.

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1. Video of the complete talk available is on YouTube here.

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I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

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