This topic was posted here last September. Evidently an interesting thought has a life of its own. On December 13, 2010 the Economist Magazine online offered the following proposition for debate. An example of this is the observattion by Lucy and Gaskins(2001) that the Yucatec Maya sort things more often by substance rather than shape. Elsewhere in this site we see how cultural groups orient themselves while dancing (left,right or East, West). Step left, step East…
Also, in the J. Experimeetal Psychology: General 2010, Vol. 139, No, 4, 638-653, “English Speakers Attend More Strongly Than Spanish Speakers to Manner and Motion…”
Economist Online Debate: This house believes that the language we speak shapes how we think.
Benjamin Lee Whorf wrote that Hopi had no words for time (like days and months), and therefore perceived time far differently than European-language speakers do.