Does Language Shape The Way We Think?

What if the language that we speak actually relates to the way that we look at reality?  Here is a short video about linguistic relativity (the idea that viewpoints vary from language to language) and linguistic determinism (the idea that language determines thought) from NativLang.  Does language shape the way we think?  The debate among psychologists  and anthropologists continues.

 

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