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Danny Hieber

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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.

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Language as Action

Praxeology

06/14/2013Mises Daily Articles
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

EducationU.S. History

09/25/2012Mises Daily Articles
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?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryInterventionism

01/04/2012Mises Daily Articles
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

Big GovernmentOther Schools of ThoughtPraxeologySubjectivism

09/07/2010Mises Daily Articles
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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