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How many languages is it possible to know?

I admit that I am not a genius. I have never had an idea that I would end up speaking more than one language but it happened.. in my early 20s I found myself speaking more than 4 languages... few years later a coupe of languages came along and I learned them as well... Why? I don't know.
true to be told I didn't go to university for this, I only went for Communication Science. after learning all those languages, it made me believe;
if I can, then anyone can (but maybe not everyone)

How many languages do you speak?
If you could learn one more foreign langues, what would it be?
What stopped you from learning more than one (if you speak only one)
why is it so important to learn any foreign language when we want a global village, and what language should be spoken in that village?

an interesting article to be read about the capacity and ability of human brain in learning and knowing languages:

http://mentalfloss.com/article/49138/how-many-languages-it-possible-know

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    Apr 1 2013: It's important that we define what it means to 'know' a language. Is it a certain sensibility with a cultures idiomatic thought? Learning a language seems a continual imperative, it is just too easy to become complacent. With thought characterized by expression nobody can think by naming. In many ways this has more to do with definition and our discretion with it.

    I know your question had a more practical orientation than what I am referring to but it's consequential that the semantics of the issue is resolved.

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