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Your Language Shapes Your Morality

In another language, your own thoughts might be foreign to you
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In her memoir, Eva Hoffman, a writer and academic, reflects on being a bilingual and bicultural immigrant to North America from Poland. She describes two languages issuing competing commands in her head:

—Should you become a pianist?

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