Critical Analysis of Social Genetics and Linguistic Inquiry
International Journal of Language and Linguistics
Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2020, Pages: 11-16
Received: Aug. 27, 2019; Accepted: Oct. 24, 2019; Published: Jan. 7, 2020
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Samuel Leykun, Department of Linguistics, Ambo University, Ambo, Ethiopia
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Human being on Earth has undergone several transitions during its history, from the fire age to modern technology. There has been notable progress in linguistic development and social development. Sociolinguistics and Social genetics as a newlly emerging discipline have strong relationship and enaged with one another. This study tried to analyzed critically the social genetics and linguistic inquiry of human being regardless of anything. The objectives of the study were to introduce this complex idea to the biologists and linguists to reduce their racial baises and to make sense of social genetics and sociolinguistics are the major parameter of human race and genetics than hereditary genetics. The critical paradigm is used as paradigm of the study. Regarding techniques of data analysis, the qualitative approach is utilized in this study. Concerning data collection tools, the secondary data were collected from journals, findings of different researches, books, and proceedings. Therefore, this research is a desktop research. To mention some of the findings, the concept of hereditary genetics distinguish an individual or a group of individual from the other is a refutational way that triggers a misconception, and incorrect. The world outlook, and paradigm of the target speech community or an individual is not a consequence of hereditary genetics, rather this can be considered as a misconception of genetics. 99.9% of the DNA of two human is identical. But also, more than 99% of language of the world share same consonants and vowels. The phoneme chart of most language of the world is almost the same. Therefore, ethnic conflict in different part of the world particularly Africa, Areb countires, and Asia has no theoretical and practical background. More explicitly, ethnic conflict among two races has no reason and a conflict between groups are those share 99.9% of the DNA and 99% of the linguitic characteristics.
Social Genetics, Sociolinguistics, Proto-language, Proto-world Language
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Samuel Leykun, Critical Analysis of Social Genetics and Linguistic Inquiry, International Journal of Language and Linguistics. Vol. 8, No. 1, 2020, pp. 11-16. doi: 10.11648/j.ijll.20200801.12
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