Sapir-Whorf hypothesis

“The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” — Ludwig Wittgenstein

In the “Milhamah” universe, the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis is the scientific explanation for how the building blocks of language can be used to produce matter and energy. In a sense, it views speech acts as a form of technology instead of actual magic.

Sapir-Whorf hypothesis in ‘Milhamah’ comic

Etgar explains the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis.

In Update #14, Etgaralludes to the hypothesis after sending a speech balloon to attack Deli.