700 Reasons: Reason #327

Reason: 327
One way of increasing our stock of human wisdom is to learn more languages and to learn more about languages. And one way of ensuring that this sum of human wisdom is made available - if not for ourselves, then for the benefit of future generations - is to do as much as we can to preserve them now, at a time when they seem to be in most danger
Crystal, D. (2000) Language Death (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
Related Keywords:
Diversity, Knowledge, Learning, Less Widely Used and Lesser Taught (LWULT) Languages