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The Great Debate - Language

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The Great Debate - Language

Time: September 3, 2013 from 7pm to 10pm
Location: Grandpa's
Street: Xi Kang Lu Hu Tong
City/Town: Changchun
Event Type: debate
Organized By: Przemyslaw (Murin) Murzyn
Latest Activity: Sep 3, 2013

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"Each of you possesses the most powerful, dangerous and subversive trait that natural selection has ever devised. It’s a piece of neural audio technology for rewiring other people’s minds. I’m talking about your language.” (Mark Pagel)

Come and join the great debate about origins of language.

Share your theory about why humans evolved our complex system of language.

Do we have to confront the idea that our destiny is to be one world with one language?

Are we the only species that evolved social learning? 

 

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Comment by Richard Roman on September 2, 2013 at 23:24
Hey guys

I will be there around 8.00

Please hold off the beginning for as long as you can. Am really looking forward to this!
Comment by Przemyslaw (Murin) Murzyn on August 26, 2013 at 19:34

Download in progress...

Comment by Jack Field on August 26, 2013 at 18:42

Brilliant stuff it is. just brilliant.

Comment by Przemyslaw (Murin) Murzyn on August 26, 2013 at 17:58

You are right I'm really intrigued. I'm going to watch his TV series "The Adventure of English"

Comment by Jack Field on August 26, 2013 at 10:44

There will definately be a lot to discuss. In the mean time check out the name, Melvyn Bragg. You will be rather intrigued. 

Comment by Przemyslaw (Murin) Murzyn on August 25, 2013 at 21:05

Yes, I'm going to show it

Comment by Richard Roman on August 25, 2013 at 20:29
Murin - are you going to show the video you were telling me about to kick the evening off?
Comment by Przemyslaw (Murin) Murzyn on August 25, 2013 at 19:36

Don't say a word. Leave it for the debate ;) I'm really looking forward for what you guys have to say about it

Comment by Richard Roman on August 25, 2013 at 19:19
I have a theory....
Comment by Jack Field on August 25, 2013 at 18:57

This will be epic! Im keeping my views quiet until the night.

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