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Questioning the Presumed Superiority of Phonetic Languages Over Symbolic Ones Like Chinese

I have heard many academic historians repeat the claim that written phonetic languages are more advanced than character based written communication. After studying the Chinese language and discussing this perspective with my tutor, I find reasons to question this. The Chinese language in not only not compatible with a strictly phonetic language system, but there are […]

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