I can move around in a Chomskian world as I can in George Lakoff (Embodied Cognition / metaphors) as I can neural networking / emergence, as I can evolutionary / child cognitive development (Tomasello).
They’re all distinctive and have their strengths and weaknesses. I just wanted to understand where yours is so that I don’t start talking in the wrong context.
They are all schools of thought within linguistics and they are each connected to the mind and how it functions and how humans think and why we do what we do.
Your focus is humans, human word language, and building upon that. Now that I know that, there’s no need for me to talk about chimpanzees or areas of the brain because you’re not talking about that.
Language constructs reality. I agree.
I think I have too, where a few certain words said by the right person at the right time in the right context can entirely change my whole reality and that amount of power is staggering and humbling.