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This is a superb diary on a very important subject. Someone is not the first to raise the problem, but states the arguments succinctly.

The USA Is part of a large continent. But basically, politically, they have one language - with dialects.  

In Europe we have many languages. Can languages be disconnected from cultures?

But here in Europe. we perhaps have an advantage? We can be almost sure that there will be a need to communicate worldwide. We are slowly comng to the correct conclusion that we are all inhabitants of Planet Earth, and, as such, we are all in the same 'boat'. Solving these intercommunication problems would be a major contribution.

Anything that would demonstrate and facilitate this multilingualism would, IMO, assist in containing the US self-perceived destructive hegemony

You can't be me, I'm taken

by Sven Triloqvist on Thu May 15th, 2008 at 06:35:29 PM EST

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