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COMMUNICATION 
 

Lately Iíve been thinking a great deal about how people communicate. Thereís no real way to know but humans probably used gestures a long time before vocalization began, possibly a million years. Language is regarded as the key indicator of our superiority over other life forms. It is the bedrock of modern civilization. The grand achievement that sets us apart, gives us the voice to identify and proclaim ourselves. As much as language has propelled us as a species, it is still an imperfect vehicle. It can be misinterpreted, misunderstood, keyed with duplicity, and corrupted by ignorance and malice. The history of mankind is stagnant (wars, religion, regionalism, poverty) and will remain so as long as we continue to rely on language as our primary means of communication. I canít accept that we canít do better than language as we understand it. Anybody out there working on an alternative system? Does anyone have a fresh perspective on this issue?

 

 December 20

 

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