Very interesting. Also gives new meaning to the expression, "He choked on his own words."
Languages in which nouns are given male or female status are linked to gender inequality, according to a new study that compares languages and equality across the globe.
Thank you, Laura! It is really an important data !Laura said:Gendered Grammar Linked to Global Sexism
Tue, 21 Feb 2012 14:03 CST
janosabel said:Forge asks, in his/her signature, "How to reconcile the irreconcilable"?
My suggestion, as a born (but untutored) philosopher, is go Meta---the superordinate level of meaning where contradictions dissolve.
Example: Evolution versus Creationism. No problem: Evolution is God's way of creating.