Noam Chomsky Quotes

It’s very hard to predict the weather. Predicting human affairs is very difficult.

 
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Noam Chomsky, Linguist & Political Writer, C-SPAN, Book TV, February 3, 2004

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Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
  • Born: December 7, 1928
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Activist

Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, political activist, and social critic. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics", Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He holds a joint appointment as Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and laureate professor at the University of Arizona, and is the author of over 100 books on topics such as linguistics, war, politics, and mass media. Ideologically, he aligns with anarcho-syndicalism and libertarian socialism.

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