Date: Wed, 6 Dec 1995 08:18:05 MST From: Tom Uharriet Subject: Re: Language and Intelligence Ron, Outside of language, how would you measure one's ability to conceptualize abstrats? I am not saying that we ONLY think through language. I am saying we all think in language. Tom > Tom Uharriet said: > "But the fact that we all think in language suggests some correlation > between our language and our intelligence." > > Why would you presume that "we all think in language?" Except for those > conscious internal monologues/self-dialogues, how would we know? That > there may be cultural constructs common to thought and language both does > not require that thought be in language and so bear the form and > restrictions of language. > > Ron Rabin > Tom Uharriet utom[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]