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umwelt

Postby sardith » Mon Apr 18, 2011 7:28 pm

Hey Dr. Goodword,

Would you consider doing a column on this interesting word:

'umwelt'

I would appreciate it. :wink:


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Postby Slava » Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:52 pm

This is an interesting word, but I'm curious as to how it would differ in usage from the English equivalent, environment. Any German speakers out there with an opinion?
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Postby Philip Hudson » Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:03 am

Wikipedia says umwelt is the self-centered world. Sounds like psychobabble to me. If you want to sound scientific in the totally unscientific field of psychology, give it a German name. Oh the angst of it all!
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