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@streetlight @Vierkantor also, they sound like a monolingual: "Equal rights can't be achieved without equal language."

not with that attitude

"Forcing someone to learn a second language in order to access knowledge is wasteful and ineffective: twice as many words need to be memorized and most people will never be so proficient in the second language as they are in their native language."

that's not how language (learning) works

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@meena @streetlight @Vierkantor I agree, learning English just to access knowledge is wasteful and ineffective. I suggest we force everyone learn some more systematic and efficient language, like Finnish. (/sarcasm)

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