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Imagine a 3-year-old Arab boy O’Neil Mahmoud from an ethno-confessional group of Druze suddenly spoke on in pure English, with a purely British accent, incredibly surprised by this at first their loved ones, and then specialists in linguistics.
A preschooler family lives on the Golan Heights and communicates exclusively in Arabic. Even on TV, Mahmoud never watched English-language channels. The same goes for radio and books. Where did the child learn to speak English well – real a riddle for his family, as well as for invited experts and journalists. However, we note that in world history this is far from unique case.
Until recently, an amazing boy did not talk in general, and then suddenly began to utter for no reason English words. O’Neill’s Relatives Who Don’t Know English language, at first they didn’t even understand that it was happening. Now a preschooler learns to speak Arabic, however his knowledge of the native language is still significantly inferior to English skills. In the present moment the child goes to kindergarten, where he has an English-speaking the teacher with whom he communicates freely. Nonetheless, O’Neal has almost no contact with peers, which is very upsets his parents and other relatives.
In parapsychology, this phenomenon is known as xenoglossia. There are many officially documented cases when people suddenly began to speak languages and dialects that they never studied. Sometimes even on the dead languages that no one speaks in the modern world, or even in non-existent languages, supposedly once somewhere existing, but about which modern science can only guess.
Supporters of reincarnation believe that a person is unknown to us reason thus recalls his past life. According to others, people remember the languages of their ancestors at the genetic level and they again, somehow miraculously break out. One way or otherwise, this is a very interesting phenomenon, which has no clear explanations. Perhaps little O’Neill Mahmoud will allow scientists shed light on the nature of this phenomenon. Or at least replenish a piggy bank of knowledge about this strange for people and very rare phenomenon, which will ultimately bring his clue closer …