You suddenly gain the ability to speak any language in existence at a fluent and masterful level (Spanish, Japanese, English, Greek, Latin, etc.) at a masterful and fluent level, also including programming, ancient, forgotten, and even alien languages. What you doing with it?
Wait wait wait, so we just spontaneously gain the knowledge of the entire language, or can we just fluently speak with them upon interacting.
Cause if its the former, there are like thousands of languages on Earth, how would we be able to fit all that into our brains
And the fact that, going by the former, we have sudden knowledge of an alien species’ language, brings up a large dilemma
This not only confirms that there is life outside of the Earth, but by analyzing their vocabulary, you can also know how technologically advanced they are, if they have words for like “rocket” and “nuke”. It’d be even worse if you found out they had the term for “homosapien”, like how concerning would that be