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If everything is perfect, language is useless. This is true for animals. If animals don't speak, it's because everything's perfect for them. If one day they start to speak, it will be because the world has lost a certain sort of perfection.
Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929), French semiologist. Cool Memories, ch. 3 (1987, trans. 1990).
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