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Mead - Chapter 07

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Buy and Download Description In this article, written for the general public, Mead and her close colleague, the late Rhoda Métraux, argue for the desirability of finding a living language that could successfully serve as a lingua franca for all the world's peoples. They explain why artificially concocted languages (such as Esperanto) have always failed, despite decades of devoted effort to make them succeed — principally because they are languages that are not embedded in a true, living culture. Hence, Mead believes that if the goal of a global lingua franca is ever to be realized, it would be necessary to find a non-artificial, "natural" language to use for this purpose — a language that ordinary people speak in the home, and that is stably embedded in a larger surround of cultural understandings. In this article, written for the general public, Mead and her close colleague, the late Rhoda Métraux, argue for the desirability of finding a living language that could successfully serve as a lingua franca for all the world's peoples. They
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