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When we study human language, we are approaching what some might call the 'human essence,' the distinctive qualities of mind that ...
The glance is natural magic. The mysterious communication established across a house between two entire strangers, moves all the s ...
When I was a boy, I had a clock with a pendulum that could be lifted off. I found that the clock went very much faster without the ...
We are thus able to distinguish thinking as the function which is to a large extent linguistic.
Poetry is a search for ways of communication; it must be conducted with openness, flexibility, and a constant readiness to listen.
The automobile and the telephone are defeated as instruments of individualism by being applied to the needs of a mass society. The ...
For the perfect idler, for the passionate observer it becomes an immense source of enjoyment to establish his dwelling in the thro ...
Technique is communication: the two words are synonymous in conductors.
Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.
In the works of the better poets you get the sensation that they're not talking to people any more, or to some seraphical creature ...
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