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On 2 Nov 2003 at 0:53, David Peterson wrote:

> 1.) According to Milton, had man (i.e., Adam and Eve) *not* eaten of the tree
> of knowledge, they eventually would have not only gained all knowledge, they
> would have become angels.   In that sense, they'd be a kind of
> pre-evolutionary step to angels, and so human language might, in a sense, be a proto form of
> angel language.   So, maybe evolve a language till you can barely see
> straight...?

Alternatively, assume Nostratic, unevolve backwards to Proto-World,
and keep unevolving backwards until you reach the very essence of
language itself.





Paul