Scientific American article about morality and language choice
- Does your personality change when you speak different languages?
- Do you prefer one language over another for specific tasks?
sense of right and wrong (noun phrase)
moral compass (noun phrase)
hash [s/th] out (regular verb)
gut feeling (noun phrase), visceral (adj.)
[to be] laden with s/th (set expression)
intertwine (regular verb)
infused with s/th (set expression)
mesh (regular verb)
Scan the article for the following information:
- What type of ethic shift occurs when people are given a hypothetical situation in their non-native language?
- What two theories are given as possible reasons for this shift?
- Do you think differently in different languages?
- Are there times when using tricks to trigger system two thinking would be a good idea?