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Normal social behavior requires that we be able to recognize identities in spite of change. Unless we can do so, there can be no human society as we know it.

 
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Kenneth L. Pike
Kenneth L. Pike
  • Born: June 9, 1912
  • Died: December 31, 2000
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Sociologist

Kenneth Lee Pike was an American linguist and anthropologist. He was the originator of the theory of tagmemics, the coiner of the terms "emic" and "etic" and the developer of the constructed language Kalaba-X for use in teaching the theory and practice of translation.

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