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English as a Sacred Language: the Fall of the Babel Tower

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  The human ecclesia needs a common language and this language is now English, a true sacred language that allows all the children of Gaia to understand each other. You see in the clip above, Anastassia Makarieva, Russian researchers, opening up a whole new world for you. She can do that because she masters English well enough to be able to communicate with us.    Nowadays, English is enjoying the status that was of Latin in Europe during the Middle Ages. It allows people from widely different cultures to speak and understand each other. It is a little miracle if you think that, up to no long ago, the world was a Babel where you wouldn't have been able to understand people living just a few hundred kilometers from you.  This is the pliancy of the human language, an incredibly powerful tool that serves also the purpose of tribal identification. And this second purpose is what creates the Babel tower: humankind as a vast mosaic of communities unable to understand each other. It is possible to overcome the language barriers using sacred languages: for centuries, Latin, Arabic, and Greek, provided the tools needed for communicating for the people living in the Eastern tip of Eurasia and North Africa. Along the Silk Eoad that crossed Eurasia, trade languages were spoken, the most common one being Sogdian, an early Iranian dialect, by now nearly forgotten (some versions of it are still spoken in Tajikistan). None of these trade or sacred languages could ever claim to be global until English came. And, yes, today English has attained this status: the first language that can truly connect the whole human ecclesia. Take a look at this clipGo to minute 3:10 and you can hear his holiness, Abune Paulos, telling the story of the Ethiopian Christian Church. Isn't it a miracle of our times that father Paulos can express himself in a perfectly understandable English? It is the same miracle that allows Anastassia Makarieva to tell us of faraway. . .

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