The Lost Tribe
February 29, 2012
The Lost Tribe Do peace, unity, and equality still exist this day in time among groups of people? Are we influenced by our environment to associate our way of seeing things and create language based on that fact? How we view the environment around us helps shape our understanding by creating language to give it meaning. Based on the linguistic data of the recently discovered tribe, we can draw conclusions about the tribe’s climate and terrain, diet, views on family and children, system of government and attitude towards war. This data shows that the lost tribe was an isolated group that lived in a valley, coexisted in unison, valued life, had high regards for …show more content…
My last point I would like to discuss is the tribe’s system of government and attitude toward war. The linguistic details state several words for leader, but all are plural, indicating equality amongst the tribe and everyone is considered to be leaders in some way or another. Perhaps they function as a democracy as the data state, based on the evidence of leaders being plural. Terms for praise translating as peacemaker or conciliator further suggests that they might have had a democracy resolving issues in a peaceful manner. There are no words for violent conflict or war that further suggest the peace and unity of the tribe.
The tribe was an isolated group of people that had no contact with other civilization based on the limited language and absence of terms. The lost tribe’s world was perfect the way it was and they