Oral people lacked the categories that become second nature even to illiterate individuals in literate cultures: for example, for geometrical shapes….

[The illiterate cultures of remote Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan in the 1930’s] could not, or would not, accept logical syllogisms.

James Gleick, The Information

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