The process of Natural Language Acquisition (NLA) that gestalt language processors go through can sometimes be complicated to envision - so let's sweeten the deal with The Chocolate Analogy!
The chocolate bars themselves each represent a full, unmitigated gestalt. If we break off a row (or part of the gestalt), we can combine with other rows in a process known as mitigation. After this, we can break down even further to the individual squares of chocolate, which is finally when we hear those freed words, and can start combining referentially. Lastly, the individual squares can be combined in beginning grammar to form novel, self-generated language.
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