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Danny Hieber

Danny Hieber is a linguist working to document and revitalize the world’s endangered languages. Learn more about his work at his website. Send him mail.

Danny Hieber is a linguist working to document and revitalize the world’s endangered languages. Learn more about his work at his website. Send him mail.

Language as Action

Mises DailyJune 14, 2013
Being a type of spontaneous order, it is no surprise that language is subject to the same kinds of centrally-planned disruptions as economic systems.

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English for All, Freedom for None

Mises DailySeptember 25, 2012
To ignore the existence of scarcity is to blind oneself with a utopian vision of how the economy of language ought to be arranged.

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Why Do Languages Die?

Mises DailyJanuary 4, 2012
The very existence of a modern nation-state, and the ideology it encompasses, is antithetical to linguistic diversity.

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Language and the Socialist-Calculation Problem

Mises DailySeptember 7, 2010
Were it not for the state's incessant need to homogenize and its inability to cope with diversity, the languages of the world would not be in the dire situation they are today...

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