Sunday, August 06, 2017

In the Guardian, words matter.
Most people believe that they have certain feelings first, followed by a thought to themselves about how they feel. Not quite. The language you use has a direct and powerful in-the-moment impact on your feelings. The German philosopher, Martin Heidegger, said: “Language is the house of being,” while his compatriot, Hans-Georg Gadamer, insisted: “Without language nothing exists.”

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