Noam Chomsky’s Simple Truths — Simply Charly

Noam Chomsky

By Raphael Salkie

American intellectual Noam Chomsky is 92 years old today. Sometimes during his long life, he has said things that are remarkably obvious. Some people find these statements refreshing, while others are horrified. Here are two examples.

In 1965, in his book Aspects of the Theory of Syntax , Chomsky wrote: