@xlenc unfortunately it’s very hard to test correlation/causation because bc language creation isn’t really reproducible in a truly scientific way, and there tends to be much more layers of complexity, such as cycling, that make things hard to determine exactly. however, i absolutely believe that language arises from and adapts to the environment bc there is so much evidence that, even without proven correlation/causation, it’s hard to refute.
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