The Essence of Communication

At the heart of most human communications are words of some kind. What are words? They appear to be one or two-dimensional manifestations of concepts, thoughts and ideas that we wish to express to one another. In their purest form, they express observations of what IS, or appears to be. At their most basic, words are descriptive, neutral symbols. Ice cream and murder are equivalent at that level. There is no value afforded to either under such a template of communication. It is only as we add value that they shift in meaning, constantly incorporating distortions across time and space. Over time, and with the continual growth of technology, cultural exchange and the human capacity to imagine, language has shifted to a weightier and more Continue reading The Essence of Communication