If you were president of your country, and had the goal to revive the Latin language in your own nation or globally, how would you do it?

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I would do well to study the case of the revival of Hebrew as a secular spoken language in everyday life in Palestine, a little over a century ago.

It almost didn’t happen.

Initially, only a handful of thinkers believed this goal was possible, or even desirable, and only one man (Eliezer Ben-Yehudah), actually devoted his life to achieving it—initially, by using his first-born son as the first subject.

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