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Guy Deutscher
“Franz Delitzsch, who put it most memorably when he wrote in 1878 that “we see in essence not with two eyes but with three: with the two eyes of the body and with the eye of the mind that is behind them. And it is in this eye of the mind in which the cultural-historical progressive development of the color sense takes place.”
Guy Deutscher, Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages

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“The culturalists tried to make the idea more appealing by pointing out that even in modern languages we use idioms that are rather imprecise about color. Don’t we speak of “white wine,” for instance, even if we can see perfectly well that it is really yellowish green? Don’t we have “black cherries” that are dark red and “white cherries” that are yellowish red? Aren’t red squirrels really brown? Don’t the Italians call the yolk of an egg “red” (il rosso)? Don’t we call the color of orange juice “orange,” although it is in fact perfectly yellow? (Check it next time.)”
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“The conventional predictions are that within two to three generations at least half the world’s six thousand or so languages will have disappeared, especially those remote tribal tongues that are really different from what seems natural to us.”
Guy Deutscher, Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages

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“There are many languages that don’t make a distinction between green and blue and treat these as shades of one color.”
Guy Deutscher, Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages

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“Mankind’s perception of color, he says, increased “according to the schema of the color spectrum”: first came the sensitivity to red, then to yellow, then to green, and only finally to blue and violet. The most remarkable thing about it all, he adds, is that this development seems to have occurred in exactly the same order in different cultures all over the world. Thus, in Geiger’s hands, Gladstone’s discoveries about”
Guy Deutscher, Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages

Mortimer Grey and the Raptured (Mystery & Thrillers)
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Description: A detective-style work set in the afterlife, with a deceased PI (Mortimer Grey) who takes the case of the human beings were were killed in a rapture event...
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