Where Do Words Come From?

Episode 131 · May 20th, 2017 · 32 mins 26 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, inspired by a short essay written by the renowned novelist Cormac McCarthy. It deals with the origins of human language, and whether evolutionary explanations do it justice.

Show Notes:
The essay that inspired the podcast can be found here: http://nautil.us/issue/47/consciousness/the-kekul-problem?utm_campaign=5.11+Bill+Ringa+%28PVZrqH%29&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Official+-+The+Newsletter+%28US+-+East+Coast%29+.