Interview: Using Archaeology to Explore the Origins of Language

If language is hardwired into the human brain, how did it get there?
The “Shabaka Stone”, bearing an inscription outlining the creation myth centred on the god Ptah; circa 710 BC, British Museum EA 498. Epigraphic copy by James H. Breasted
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Recent studies show that language has been hardwired into the human brain, and is a uniquely human characteristic. On today’s program we interview Christopher Eames and use archaeology to explore the origins of language by comparing several evolutionist views, as well as the view espoused in the Bible.

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