Language Exists To Woo Women

Language Exists To Woo Women

There's a scene in Dead Poet's society where Robin Williams talks about the purpose of language and how words and ideas can change the world. In this scene, he relays this bit of wisdom: The purpose of language is to woo women. Now, in the context of the movie that makes perfect sense as they're talking about poetry. Yet, in today's world, that bit of movie wisdom holds true. Unfortunately, though, most people have forgotten how to communicate with power, precision, and emotion. We've gone from the language of poets to the simple minded idiocy of speaking text. The ability to communicate, to use the full power of language, is a lost art. We now speak to convey as much information as we can in as little verbal effort as possible. Don't get me started on the written word, as our society's ability to convey complex thoughts and emotions has been replaced by clickbait headlines and hyperbole. Language is the key to being successful....
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Integrity: The Less You Use It, The More You Have

Integrity: The Less You Use It, The More You Have

Integrity is defined as: the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness. the state of being whole and undivided Society today has an integrity deficit. Instead of trading in truths, bullshit and lies are the currency of the times. It doesn't matter if it's in relationships, in the workplace, or on the teevee. There is a serious deficit of people who have integrity and are congruent. Nowhere is this more visible than in the political realm. Just today I caught the tail end of an interview with Dr. Gina Loudon. Her brand is built on honesty, truth, and being a psychological, political, and social commentator. Now, according to her bio she's well educated. Yet in this interview 99% of what came out her mouth was bullshit and lies. Not little ones either. Big, flaming, disproved with 8 seconds on the Google lies. What does this say about her and her brand? What does this say about her expertise? Honestly, what it...
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