Re: Survival of the Fittest

Ania Lian (ania@LINGUA.CLTR.UQ.OZ.AU)
Wed, 13 Sep 1995 10:02:50 +1000

> Hmm... I'm not sure about that. I mean, I know what you're saying, and it is
> true that various tribes were quite different from one another, but there's
> something still to be said for the general similarity between the tribes.

Must be the Universal Grammar... :-)

> persepectives and mind-sets very different from their own. I'm not sure the
> American Indians had any contact with such exteremely different groups from
> themselves.

I think language educators always warn against measuring the difference.
Life can be suprising.