Language, Thought and Reality after Chomsky. 1. Introduction. In , “Language, Thought and Reality”, a famous book B.L. Whorf, was published. In it, some fundamental and very hard questions were addressed, which have remained at the heart of an intense debate since. Such questions include the following: (1) a. Whorf’s analysis of linguistic acts in both standard American English and non-European Indian languages is organized carefully in every section of Language, Thought, and Reality. His goal is the. Language affects thought if the units of thought are words from the natural language. On the other hand, the weak version fails to highlight other influences that language has. It only speaks about influence linguistic categories have over thoughts and decisions. The two forms of linguistic relativity are linguistic determinism and linguistic.