How do you personally use language to create reality?
There is an oft repeated adage, "When you learn another language, you gain another soul." What do you think this means?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 12:35 am ad1c9bdddf
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Language & Personal Reality
What is personal reality? Simply put, it is how we view the world through our own eyes. We see the world uniquely, we have varied interpretations and very particular takes on what we see and experience as our continuing life-experience inform our socialization and the formation of the identities and personalities we embody/display/manifest. Language allows us to use words and phonetic/speech/written symbology to ground/attach meaning to the objects, things and views of the reality before us. When we open our windows in the morning we attach the word sun to the light and beautiful to ...
The solution is a concise yet comprehensive essay on the use and utilization of language in creating knowledge and making sense of reality. Language and personal as well as social reality is discussed from a sociological viewpoint and the phrase 'new language, new soul' is explained and given meaning. References are listed for expansion. The solution follows the APA format.
"Reality" & Cognitive Theorists
The following question is obviously one I need to answer for a class. I don't expect you to answer the question for me, but I would appreciate it if someone could "point me in the right direction" so that I know how to answer this question on my own. In other words, could someone suggest where I might research for an answer? There is probably no right or wrong answer but I'm unsure of what I believe at this point?? I don't expect you to tell me what to believe but where are some opposing viewpoints that I might view in order for me to reach my own conclusion?
Is the "reality" assumed by theorists relative or absolute?View Full Posting Details