Simplifier in Science, Technology, and Life

Tag: Linguistics

Interview by Qeemle

High competition has made education focus more on securing employment, has reduced interests to choosing professions, constrained learning to predefined syllabuses, and turned careers into ‘jobs’. How should young students looking forward to their lives discover the true nature of the choices ahead, and establish themselves in the society and economy? How should they even retain their true selves amidst the waves of rising expectations, the realities of life surfacing, while potentially also facing unforeseen challenges behind the scenes?

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The Future is Behind Us!

In English, future is ahead of us. In Aymara, it is behind us!

That is a better system actually, since we can see the past ahead of us, but not the future behind. We use the past to take limited guesses on what the future may hold.

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Gender Equality in Communication and Language

Men surely often do. Even women often use “him” when the gender of subject is not known. Through the ages women seem to have accepted these norms whether they like it or not. A customer or an engineer becomes a “him” by default. A receptionist, an assistant, a teacher becomes “her”. “Air Host” is barely even a word [1-5].

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