Re: teleology and language

From: Wade T.Smith (
Date: Tue Apr 30 2002 - 23:57:46 BST

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    On Tuesday, April 30, 2002, at 05:21 , Grant Callaghan wrote:

    > The things we can do with language today vastly exceeds what we could
    > do with it a mere hundred years ago.

    I can't see that. What is your proof?

    I read greek poetry that says just as much to me as anything I read

    Walt Whitman didn't have as much savvy with english as we do now?

    - Wade

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