Unknown Chinese Figure

I love language, but have yet to find a book that gives the 30,000 foot perspective. Still, I am finding some good stuff online… A reddit post worth a gander: Say a chinese man is reading a text out loud. He finds a character he doesn’t know. Does he have a clue what the pronunciation…



The ideological framework of “national unity” is taken to the point that “this country,” “society,” or “our system of government” is set up as an object of gratitude for “the freedoms we enjoy.” Only the most unpatriotic notice that our liberties, far from being granted to us by a generous and benevolent government, were won…