Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Pattberg: The War on the War on English (Video)



"Chinese authorities are waging a war on American culture and the use of English." --Dexter Roberts

If there's a war on language, Ladies and Gentlemen, it is the English one against all others! 

It has been shown -over and over again- how European translations of all things Asian have directly misinterpreted those other civilizations, and robbed the Asians of their originality, their inventiveness, and their intellectual property rights. This great destruction of foreign words follows the history of the Europeans like genocide, colonialism, and orientalism. [...]

See article 'China's War on English' by Dexter Roberts:
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-05-22/china-moves-to-protect-its-language-from-english
Read War Against 'The War On English' at Big Think:
http://bigthink.com/dragons-and-pandas/war-against-the-war-on-english
Watch Video 'Knowledge is a Polyglot' by T Pattberg:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPDKQw6wfvA
Website:
http://www.east-west-dichotomy.com/about-the-author/

Twitter: @worldethics