Essay on Forgiveness by C. S. Lewis. We say a great many things in church (and out of church too) without thinking of what we are saying.
For instance, we say in the Creed " I believe in the forgiveness of sins. " I had been saying it for several years before I asked myself why it was in the Creed. At first sight it seems hardly worth putting in. "If one is a Christian," I thought " of course one believes in the forgiveness of sins. It goes without saying. " Economist.com. Linguistics Babel's children Jan 8th 2004 | LEIPZIG From The Economist print edition Languages may be more different from each other than is currently supposed.
That may affect the way people think IT IS hard to conceive of a language without nouns or verbs. Critical Thinking By Example.