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Language is a system of imputation, by which values and perception are first framed in the mind and art then imputed to things. Language was created by the imagination for the purposes of man. And it is a covenant among those who use it. In their attempts to articulate what is necessary for IGBO civilization going forward, or for a genuine and meaningful cultural resurgence in Igbo land, Ndigbo must emphasize on the importance of a doctrine. Many philosophies contend that a doctrine is essential to an affirmation of the reality of knowledge.   It might be better to say, that Igbo culture has in effect already crumbled, and we should be more interested in the work of the restoration of our culture through Igbo language. In articulating an understanding of the restoration of culture, we should turn to an understanding of the logos.  “The most portentous general event of our time is the steady obliteration of those distinctions which create society”.  Rational society is a mirror of the logos, and this means that it has a formal structure which enables apprehension. “The preservation of society is therefore directly linked with the recovery of true knowledge.” And part of this recovery is the recovery of the importance and nature of language. I am inclined to believe that when the language in common use in any country becomes irregular and depraved, it is followed by their ruin and degradation”.  For terms used without skill or meaning, which are at once corrupt and misapplied, denote a people and ripe for servitude. On the contrary, we have never heard of any people or state which has not flourished in some degree of prosperity as long as their language has retained its elegance and its purity? There must be recovery of language, its power, and its proper use as key to restoration of culture. The feeling that, to have power of language is to have control over things is deeply embedded in the human mind. Our language is meaningful and powerful because of the reality we attached to it. The key indicator of the health of a culture is whether it sees language as a bridge to reality, or as a transient and pragmatic combination of sounds and utterances. The only redemption lies in restraint imposed by idea; Ideas, if they are not to worsen the confusion, must be harmonized by some vision. Our task is much like finding the relationship between faith and reason for a people that misunderstood the meaning of faith.

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