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Noam Chomsky used what is now a famous sentence: colorless green ideas sleep furiously. Is it completely accurate in theory when logical thinking in complete sentences is applied?
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    RIVERVIEW, NB, May 14, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Language universals are due to "Brain Relativity" and have little to do with different languages evolving with the same structures independently. Noam Chomsky used what is now a famous sentence: colorless green ideas sleep furiously. He noted that reversing the order made no sense: furiously sleep ideas green colorless. When one applies Brain Relativity to the problem, the problem disappears.

Colorless green ideas sleep furiously is almost a complete sentence in English: The colorless green ideas sleep furiously. Adding the word "the" makes it a complete sentence in English.

Furiously sleep ideas green colorless: Furiously sleep, do the ideas of green colorless. In a complete sentence, even in English, does not sound so bad after all.

Colorless; descriptive-noun, green; noun, ideas; verb, sleep; verb-state, and furiously; verb-description.

French, Spanish, or some other language just might say these sentences this way, making them correct in other languages. Thus, space/time ordering or construction of nouns and verbs are a truer fit for different languages around the world. Using weird words for the nouns and verbs doesn't trigger any Brain Relativity alerts because they are ordered relatively in space/time.

In order for the sentence to not make any sense at all it must be out of space/time relativity in any form of language. I use a sentence version in the second chapter of my book to show that order constructs our grammar. Our grammar is ordered in the same fashion as our brains interpret the world around us. Using silly words to try to confuse an innate grammar does not work when language universals are considered because Brain Relativity is not confused.

This brings up an even more important point about the selection of language proper. Language selection must have placed pressure on the development of complete sentences space/time oriented within the different tongues establishing language universals among other things. Chomsky inadvertently hit upon the selection of complete sentences within the different tongues and less about the rules of grammar proper.

Tilogos: A Treatise on the Origins and Evolution of Language is the first and only book that postulates a fully developed theory on the evolution of language by author Sherman P. Bastarache.

Tilogos answers the question of how humans became endowed with our current form of speech, derived from our former mode of communication, namely our calls, cries, and other sounds. In this respect it is an original work of historical importance.

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The definition of insanity is to do the same thing over and over expecting a different result. The problems of language will only get solved by doing something different! Brain Relativity is different!

Tilogos is available on any online book source universally and in eBook format, hard cover or paperback versions.

Brain Relativity Answers The Problem With Grammar In Language Evolution. Brain Relativity produces Language Relativity.

Sherman P. Bastarache
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