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IMO, evolution always works "away from", not "towards" something - and
this applies to languages, too. If there is such a thing as a culturaly
empty language (and I am very doubtful of that), how useful would it
be?! Our current languages are result of thousands of years of
evolution and are actually quite versatile and diverse - this would not
be the case if your "original" language was as good at transmitting the
required information as these evolved languages are.
Babel syndrome is good. :)
The only case when we have reverse of the Babel syndrome is when
cultures associated with languages start to die out. IMO, that's bad.
As simple as that....
There are very few men - and they are exceptions - who are able to think and feel beyond the present moment.
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