Re: Language, gesture, etc

Ania Lian (ania@LINGUA.CLTR.UQ.OZ.AU)
Thu, 15 Feb 1996 10:40:09 +1000

On Wed, 14 Feb 1996, Candie wrote:

> time. I believe the symbols that the great apes use do not have the
> neccessary components to be considered a true language.
What makes us think that WE as humans do? I can already see Aliens
reading our messages and having a good laughter at our notions of us
having a complex system.... maybe in fact we do not, or maybe in fact
they cannot see the link...