New Research: Babies Learn to Recognize Specific Languages in the Womb

The latest research not only shows that babies miraculously begin language learning in the womb, but they can also recognize the specific language being spoken by their parents.

According to a New York Times article, what babies hear before and soon after birth affects how they perceive sounds, giving new meaning to the idea of a “birth language.”

By the way, research also shows that a fetus is a baby. Take that, science deniers.

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

STU: The latest research not only shows that they actually are babies, which, you know, I don't know where anyone would disagree with that, outside of Bill Nye's Netflix show, probably. But they are now saying that babies can recognize the specific language being spoken by their parents in the womb. So when they come out, they are more comfortable with their home language.

JEFFY: Home language. Right.

GLENN: So I have a friend. I just met -- we met him. Andrea is from Italy. He moved here at seven years old. He has never spoken English to his son, who is now ten. He only speaks to him in Italian because he wants the Italian to continue, where he said, "My father never spoke." He said, "I am proudly an American. I am not an Italian American. I am an American." He said, "But I don't want the language to die, and I don't want our heritage to die in our family." He said, "So I started that because I spoke to my son -- you know, when he was in the womb, I would speak to him, and I would talk to him in Italian."

And he said, "The first time he, like, really moved like he recognized anything is after he was born. And I spoke to him in Italian." He said, "He -- he recognized the language. He recognized me."

STU: Yeah, they're saying that when -- they're noticing in international adoptees, where a Chinese mother has a baby, talks in Chinese the whole time, then gets adopted by an American family, they're not as comfortable and react differently to the language.

I mean, listen to this sentence. This is at the end of the story. By the way, language lessons start in the womb is the title of it. So, I mean, it's pretty clear. Talk to your baby. Your baby is picking up useful -- picking up useful knowledge.

Learning. Learning about language, even though they're not actually learning words. It's something they really love. They're loving things, as well. The social interaction -- they're interacting of you talking with them. But they're still storing up useful knowledge whenever they hear speech. Think of all the human things I just described in that paragraph.

GLENN: So let me ask you this, we're doing research on this. How come we've never done the research or really concentrate on the research of the fact that babies can feel pain? Because if they're learning --

JEFFY: I mean --

GLENN: -- you know they can feel pain when they are being cut up.

STU: Of course they can. Of course they can.

GLENN: Of course they can.

JEFFY: This is stuff that we inherently know.

GLENN: Why is it -- is that just too horrible of a thought to think of?

STU: Well, I mean, pro-life people want it done. But pro-choice people can't live with themselves if they think that way, so they don't. I mean, how could you live with yourself, if you knew you were cutting up a being that was feeling the pain.

JEFFY: Which is why they fight having the mammograms before the abortion, right?

GLENN: It's why they put the baby in the closet and just let it suffocate.

JEFFY: Yes. Yes.

GLENN: Nobody -- nobody, but Kermit Gosnell could ever live with themselves by snapping the neck of an infant.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Critical race theory: A special brand of evil

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Part of what makes it hard for us to challenge the left is that their beliefs are complicated. We don't mean complicated in a positive way. They aren't complicated the way love is complicated. They're complicated because there's no good explanation for them, no basis in reality.

The left cannot pull their heads out of the clouds. They are stuck on romantic ideas, abstract ideas, universal ideas. They talk in theories. They see the world through ideologies. They cannot divorce themselves from their own academic fixations. And — contrary to what they believe and how they act — it's not because leftists are smarter than the rest of us. And studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country. Marx was no different. The Communist Manifesto talks about how the rise of cities "rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life."

Studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country.

Instead of admitting that they're pathological hypocrites, they tell us that we're dumb and tell us to educate ourselves. Okay, so we educate ourselves; we return with a coherent argument. Then they say, "Well, you can't actually understand what you just said unless you understand the work of this other obscure Marxist writer. So educate yourselves more."

It's basically the "No True Scotsman" fallacy, the idea that when you point out a flaw in someone's argument, they say, "Well, that's a bad example."

After a while, it becomes obvious that there is no final destination for their bread-crumb trail. Everything they say is based on something that somebody else said, which is based on something somebody else said.

Take critical race theory. We're sure you've noticed by now that it is not evidence-based — at all. It is not, as academics say, a quantitative method. It doesn't use objective facts and data to arrive at conclusions. Probably because most of those conclusions don't have any basis in reality.

Critical race theory is based on feelings. These feelings are based on theories that are also based on feelings.

We wanted to trace the history of critical race theory back to the point where its special brand of evil began. What allowed it to become the toxic, racist monster that it is today?

Later, we'll tell you about some of the snobs who created critical theory, which laid the groundwork for CRT. But if you follow the bread-crumb trail from their ideas, you wind up with Marxism.

For years, the staff has devoted a lot of time to researching Marxism. We have read a lot of Marx and Marxist writing. It's part of our promise to you to be as informed as possible, so that you know where to go for answers; so that you know what to say when your back is up against the wall. What happens when we take the bread-crumb trail back farther, past Marxism? What is it based on?

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism.

It's actually based on the work of one of the most important philosophers in human history, a 19th-century German philosopher named Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism. And, as you'll see in just a bit, if we look at Hegel's actual ideas, it's obvious that Marx completely misrepresented them in order to confirm his own fantasies.

So, in a way, that's where the bread-crumb trail ends: With Marx's misrepresentation of an incredibly important, incredibly useful philosophy, a philosophy that's actually pretty conservative.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

We've heard a lot about critical race theory lately, and for good reason: It's a racist ideology designed to corrupt our children and undermine our American values. But most of what we see are the results of a process that has been underway for decades. And that's not something the mainstream media, the Democrat Party, and even teachers unions want you to know. They're doing everything in their power to try and convince you that it's no big deal. They want to sweep everything under the rug and keep you in the dark. To fight it, we need to understand what fuels it.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the deep-seated Marxist origins of CRT and debunks the claims that it's just a harmless term for a school of legal scholarship. Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer joins to argue why we must ban critical race theory from our schools if we want to save a very divided nation.

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