Day 97: LESSONS FROM HISTORY (via The Apostate Scientist Blog)   Leave a comment

History…learn from it…and do your part to make it !

Did you ever see alink between “… constructing a hand axe and in constructing a sentence…” ?
Read on.

Day 97: LESSONS FROM HISTORY I have been listening on-line (trying to catch up, as ever) to the BBC’s ‘History of the World in a Hundred Objects’, in which Neil McGregor took a hundred objects from the British Museum, which he directs, and talked for fifteen minutes on what the object represents and what it tells us about what it was like to be around at the time the object was made. I keep coming back, over and over, in these various writings to how language is so irrevocab … Read More

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Posted May 25, 2011 by arnoneumann in Uncategorized

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