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Re: [APD] goldfish...etc.

Marko Listserv wrote:
> Language was not defined as the criteria for being human, but rather the
> capacity to use it was offered as something that we have that other animals
> do not have. A particular person that cannot communicate because of some
> defect or illness is still a homo sapien and as such has the capacity to use
> language. She did not perhaps acquire the ability, but she still has the
> capacity in virtue of being a homo sapien, because being a homo sapien
> entails the capacity for language.

So, if an infant has the capacity to use language, why do they choose 
not to?

Jerry Baker
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