What is the basis for ‘world view’?


The basis for “world view” is language: “Every language is a special way of looking at the world and interpreting experience…. One sees and hears what the grammatical system of one’s language has made one sensitive to, has trained one to look for in experience.” — C. Kluckhohn, quoted by Neil Postman in Building a Bridge to the Eighteenth Century: How the Past Can Improve Our Future

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