Language is a barrier. It is so because not only the meaning of the word changes over time, place or context and it is not easy to keep track of the same. Something similar happened to word ‘YES’. The word is supposed to denote agreement but frequently it’s means something else. Continue reading
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Enigma of Communication
Communication is an art. Experts can do without words. Often language becomes a barrier. Only a careful choice of words relative to the person addressed can work in a conversation. Here is an example of non-diligence in conversation:
Wife: ‘Honey I cooked some snacks.’ Continue reading
You know what I actully meant was not what I said!
What we actually mean by what we say?
Do we really know what we say. How often we have to say “No,no, that is not what I meant” even though we had said it. So whose mistake is it? Mind or tongue ? Well the guess is it is a communication failure but inside ourselves it is gross misunderstanding.
How the mind works?
Mind is an ancient apparatus. It dates back to the time when we had not developed language. In perhaps even before that, when we were not communicating at all. Or perhaps none of these two but for peculiar reason, the mind stores the memory data in pictorial format not in any language. Continue reading