What Would Be the Best Universal Language? (Earth 2.0 Series)

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Season 7, Episode 10

This week on Freakonomics Radio: What would be the best universal language? Stephen J. Dubner explores votes for English, Indonesian, and … Esperanto! The search for a common language goes back millennia, but so much still gets lost in translation. Will technology finally solve that?

To find out more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “What Would Be the Best Universal Language? (Earth 2.0 Series)” and “Why Learn Esperanto? (Special Feature).”

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