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Staving Joe:
>David Peterson wrote:
>
>>Andreas wrote:
>>
>><<I have zero wish to discuss Chomsky's politics here, but I'd like to
>>know why
>>you'd think that Chomsky's linguistics, or indeed anyone's
>>linguistics, would
>>correlate with rightwingerhood.>>
>>
>>Just for the simple reason that innate grammar sounds a lot like
>>creationism.  Also, transformational grammar can make it look like
>>languages not like English are wrong, and need to be fixed to behave
>>more like English, underlyingly (whether that was intended or not).
>Woah, wrong assumption straight off.  Christians are not neccesarily
>right-wing.  I'd even go so far as to say that most are not.  Sorry,
>just a gripe of mine.

I would also like to point out that most of the Christians I know are not
creationists. Still, I wish that heliocentric astronomy had been
rediscovered in the 13th century.

Pete