Let’s get serious about global communication.
In the Age of Nationalism, which is what we continue to live in, we tend to forget that communication between peoples requires a range of compromises, not least of all in the use of language, in the use of concepts, in daily experience even, and in the ethnocentrism inherent in all of us.
A dialogue between a Malaysian and an Indonesian, as one between a Swede and a Norwegian, may require very li le departure from each his own language.
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