Ideas from 'An American Indian model of the Universe' by Benjamin Lee Whorf [1936], by Theme Structure

[found in 'The Philosophy of Time' (ed/tr Gale,Richard M.) [Macmillan 1968,333-03761-8]].

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13. Knowledge Criteria / E. Relativism / 5. Language Relativism
Hopi consistently prefers verbs and events to nouns and things
14. Science / B. Scientific Theories / 4. Paradigm
Scientific thought is essentially a specialised part of Indo-European languages
27. Natural Reality / C. Space-Time / 2. Time / b. Tensed (A) time
The Hopi have no concept of time as something flowing from past to future