Friday, June 24, 2005

Venti Starbucks Cup From This Morning’s Americano:

Venti Starbucks Cup From This Morning’s Americano:
The Way I See It#29
Every language is an old-growth forest of the mind, a watershed of thought, an ecosystem of spiritual possibilities. Of the 6,000 languages spoken today, fully half are not being taught to children. Every two weeks an elder dies and carries into the grave the last syllables of an ancient tongue. Within a generation or two we are losing half of humanity’s social, cultural and intellectual legacy.
--Dr. Wade Davis, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence.

2 comments:

RyanJShaffer said...

That was extremely helpful and relevant information... Thanks for enlightening me.

IDigAK said...

...it's a bit of random, romantic, poetry style information, intended to ellicit a nostalgic response...not trivia, you dumb-dummy-head...