21st Century Wire says…
The ancient Indus Valley Civilization had developed a number of firsts – the first urban planning, technological advances in civil life, sanitation and hygiene. Most importantly, however, it saw major advances in written language.
The genealogy of our language is important because in it also lies the provenance of our thoughts. Language is the programming interface for our brains.
How much do we really know about our own language?
Language is everything…
Most European languages can be traced back to a language that was developed in India specifically to be used by the scientists and priests there thousands of years ago.
There are many words in Sanskrit that describe states of consciousness, or ‘mentation’ (the process of thinking) and cosmology.
Sanskrit was first re-introduced back to the West just 150 years ago.
There’s still a lot to learn…
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