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Is our destiny to be one world with one language?

Are we heading towards a world with one common language?
If you think so, do you believe that it will happen naturally (because globalization requires it) or because of one country's leading "soft power"?
Would it enhance international cooperation and promote better understanding between countries?

On the other hand, what would it mean for human cultures and civilizations?

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  • Aug 7 2011: One language? No.

    A way to communicate with the rest of the world? Yes. And we're already there.

    However, it would be beneficial to have a universal language that everybody knows(primary or secondary).
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      Aug 9 2011: "A way to communicate with the rest of the world? Yes. And we're already there."

      Only if you are happy to continue ignoring the global majority who will die before they can afford to learn English.

      "However, it would be beneficial to have a universal language that everybody knows"
      Absolutely!

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