Date: Mon, 11 Dec 1995 09:01:30 MST From: Tom Uharriet Subject: Re: non-linguistic thinking People think in language after they aquire one. We also think in other ways as has been pointed out. Nevertheless, I do not believe there is anyone who has aquired a language without thinking in one. Tom > I'm behind in doing my e-mail, so I may be repeating an as-yet unread post. > > If we thought in language, how would we learn language? Simple as that! > How in anyone's imagination could Helen Keller have caught on when her > caretaker spelled out 'water' if Helen had to already have language in > order to think? (Purists: pardon emphatic split infinitive) > DMLance, U of Missouri > Tom Uharriet utom[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]