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 Don't get me started on the written word, as our society's ability to convey complex thoughts and emotions has been replaced by clickbait headlines and hyperbole.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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