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Piraha: the grammar of happiness - Odin - Tue, 26 Jan 2021 11:20:02 +0000

No missionary has been able to convert them. They have no recursion in their language. No words for numbers, colors, or time. They have been described as "the happiest people on earth".

And Chomsky is pissed about it.

These are the Piraha:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NyB4fIZHeU