Tag Archives: Language

It was the relational aspect of humans – i.e., “human relationality” – that undergirded meaning …

From “When Breath Becomes Air” P. 39 I had come to see language as an almost supernatural force, existing between people, bringing our brains, shielded in centimeter-thick skulls, into communion. A word meant something only between people, and life’s meaning, it’s virtue, had something to do with the depth of the relationships we form. It …

There’s a bias called “the curse of knowledge,” which is the inability to realize that other people with less experience than you have don’t see the world through the same lens you do …

— http://www.collaborativefund.com/ Business success doesn’t necessarily go to those with the best product. It goes to whoever is the most persuasive. George Soros may be one of the brightest minds in finance, but he would fail miserably as a financial advisor. Not one person in ten who reads his books understands what the hell he’s …

What does Love Mean? … This is an age old question that has occupied poets and playwrights, Philosophers and songwriters, and many a love struck and lovelorn teenager and adult …

What does Love Mean? … This is an age old question that has occupied poets and playwrights, Philosophers and songwriters, and many a love struck and lovelorn teenager and adult. One can only feel sorry for the lexicographer who must take on the task of defining this word love in all its nuances and manifestations. …

Most adults have a vocabulary of about sixty thousand words. And yet the most frequent one hundred words account for 60 percent of all conversations …

Brooks, David (2011-03-08). The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement (p. 13). Random House, Inc.. Kindle Edition. Geoffrey Miller notes that most adults have a vocabulary of about sixty thousand words. To build that vocabulary, children must learn ten to twenty words a day between the ages of eighteen months and …

Ninety percent of emotional communication is nonverbal. Gestures are an unconscious language that we use to express not only our feelings but to constitute them. By making a gesture, people help produce an internal state

Brooks, David (2011-03-08). The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement (p. 12). Random House, Inc.. Kindle Edition. Ninety percent of emotional communication is nonverbal. Gestures are an unconscious language that we use to express not only our feelings but to constitute them. By making a gesture, people help produce an internal …