Language is for our psyche too important to neglect for attending language tool.
Would you accept the hypothesis that only think in our language? Would he agree that we can not think without language (written, musical, graphic)? Would you accept the assertion "we are language”, as we are what we think and therefore we can not think without language?
Perhaps your answers to the above questions warrant read some more.
Would he agree that suggestion influences us? Would you accept that if you are sure that the food will fall ill, fall ill surely? Would you accept that if you reject Arab culture by how they treat women hardly find a positive trait in those towns?
All these mental processes depend on the language, especially the affective language works best with your head.
What is this the 'emotional language'? It's the way that best achieves think, even when avoque to express these ideas will surely adopt a more appropriate lexicon. For example, you may think with plenty of insults, but communicating with the softness of velvet.
We might assume that the greater the words you know and use with ease, the greater the possibility that know how to think and explained.
People who can better communicate with their environment will have greater comfort and social influence. Probably makes more money knows best communicate with their clients, employers, colleagues, friends, rulers.
In short: If you think you have to know another language, consider that while you have to devote to their mother tongue what is dividing by two. Do not be pessimistic to assume that will not end any language knowing that with this precarious communication the results of your efforts will be less profitable if you know one language, but uses it well.
Note: Original in Spanish (without translation by Google): Idioma para poder comer.
(Este es el Artículo Nº 2.194)