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|Everett started a huge division in linguistics when he suggested that the Piraha did not have recursive constructs in their language. This claim in opposition to Chomsky, the almost diety of linguistics. . . Could there be a certain amount of disaster needed to require the constructing of future planning and past reflection in a language? This is an inspirational vignette on a simple people.|
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