The dominance of English as the international lingua franca has led to rampant Anglocentrism and the reification of concepts that are in fact culturespecific. One such concept, often thought to refer to a universal human “attribute,” is the ethnopsychological personhood construct mind. In this paper, I argue that the best weapon to combat Anglocentrism is the English language itself—or rather, a metalanguage based on what English shares with all other languages of the world. That metalanguage,...[Show more]
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