Case of xenoglossy? 5-year-old Vietnamese boy speaks perfect English

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The Curious Case of a 5-Year-Old Vietnamese Boy Who Speaks Perfect English But Not Vietnamese
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September 24, 2018


Quote:Le Nguyen Bao Trung, aka ‘Bin’, is a 5-year-old Vietnamese boy who reportedly spoke his very first words in English despite never having come into contact with the language. Today, Bin speaks and reads perfectly in English, but is only just learning Vietnamese so he can communicate with his mother.

Born in Dong Van village, in Vietnam’s Ha Tinh province, Bin said his first word when he was almost two years old. You could say he too a while, but no one knows if that was when he said his first word, it was just when people noticed it. His mother, Le Thi Lien, recalls that the boy kept pointing at a calendar and saying ‘Eleven’. She didn’t speak any English and mistook the word for mere babbling, but Bin kept saying it so she asked her older daughter about it and learned that it meant 11 in English. She went back to the calendar and saw that it did in fact show the 11th of the month. But that was only the beginning of this unusual story.


Le Thi Lien recently told Vietnamese reporters that she was so amazed by Bin’s ability to recognize and pronounce 11 in English that she took the calendar and showed him other numbers to see if he recognized them. To her surprise, the toddler recognised and pronounced all the numbers from 1 to 30 in perfect English. After that, she went out and bought him the English alphabet, as well as coloring books and children’s exercise books in English. Today, at age 5, Bin can read in English, can name the English term for virtually any item, but is only learning to speak Vietnamese.

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Thanks for that, Ian. If the case is accurate as reported then it's fairly obvious what this (probably) means.
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(2018-09-27, 09:53 AM)tim Wrote: Thanks for that, Ian. If the case is accurate as reported then it's fairly obvious what this (probably) means.

This is the problem though.  It's often the case in "reincarnation" accounts that there are facts that go unreported or unnoticed that come up later.  I have never been convinced by this kind of "evidence"  It seems to come mainly from certain cultures and hardly at all from modern western cultures.
Check out Ian Stevenson's European Cases of the Reincarnation Type, and Jim Tucker's books (also Carol Bowman).
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(2018-09-28, 07:56 AM)Brian Wrote: This is the problem though.  It's often the case in "reincarnation" accounts that there are facts that go unreported or unnoticed that come up later.  I have never been convinced by this kind of "evidence"  It seems to come mainly from certain cultures and hardly at all from modern western cultures.

I think there are enough cases now, though that point to something that is really occurring. For what it's worth (not much) I know I've been here before but that's another story.

BTW: If you don't fancy coming back here anytime soon, you're not alone. Wink
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I would like to come back for music and love/sex, but I want guarantees on both ends.
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I would like to come back only if I can start off knowing what I know now...
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(2018-09-28, 12:47 PM)Ninshub Wrote: Check out Ian Stevenson's European Cases of the Reincarnation Type, and Jim Tucker's books (also Carol Bowman).

I'd also recommend a slightly deeper look at the "process" of reincarnation. I have long suspected that we tend to think of reincarnation in earthly, time-dependent terms. That we don't really understand the bigger picture when it comes to what reincarnates or how we imagine the concept of a soul (and I use that word without its religious connotations).

Here's an interesting essay on reincarnation from Michael Tymn: http://whitecrowbooks.com/michaeltymn/en...ncarnation

And, several years later he added this on the same subject: http://whitecrowbooks.com/michaeltymn/en...over_again

Like Tymn, I have for years been more inclined towards the Myers group soul explanation with the caveat that this is a best effort explanation of something we can't possibly grasp from our earthly point of view.
I do not make any clear distinction between mind and God. God is what mind becomes when it has passed beyond the scale of our comprehension.
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Isn’t that question “what does the evidence support?”? From my own reading on the subject (and I’m no expert), it appears to me that much of the evidence, if it is to be believed, is equally explained by ‘overshadowing’ or potential influence by external intelligence. There are a few cases I’ve read about though where reincarnation is the simplest explanation.

There is also the alleged testimony from channeled communication and ADCs which seems to me to give so many different opinions it’s hard to know what to make of it imho.
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(2018-09-28, 01:46 PM)tim Wrote: BTW: If you don't fancy coming back here anytime soon, you're not alone. Wink

My hope and belief is that I'll be living it up on the new Earth but even if I'm wrong, I hope I get the choice not to return to a world so messed up by human stupidity!
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