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Daniel Everett, a linguist, claims that Pirahã, an Amazonian language, lacks recursion, and that its speakers do not talk about the distant past or future at all.
Since the 2016 election and all that has followed, in my head, the camera keeps pulling back. Veils lifting forever in a nightmarish recursion.
Lines of desire and frustration swirl around them in maddening recursion.
Mr Everett claims that recursion is neither necessary nor sufficient for human language.
Cameron had introduced a computer-science term earlier in the hour: recursion.
So in addition to programming, Primo also provides an introduction to recursion and the fine art of debugging.
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