The hypothesis of linguistic relativity holds that the structure of a language affects its speakers' world view or cognition. Also known as the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis, or Whorfianism, the principle is often defined to include two versions: the strong hypothesis and the weak hypothesis:
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⋅ The strong version says that language determines thought and that linguistic categories limit and determine cognitive categories.
⋅ The weak version says that linguistic categories and usage only influence thought and decisions.
Or why you need to travel & live as foreigner :)