There's a very real sense in which words have conjured the world as we know it. Which is why we should treat them with care.
Sometimes it seems like we're speaking different languages. And that's because we are, even when we aren't.
Think fake news is a serious issue? You're right. Think it's a recent invention? Not quite.
The two basic types of English nouns point to two basically different types of knowledge. Here's what each can teach us about how to know each other.
It's mostly the distance between us that makes the right words hard to find. But it's the failure to find words--any words--that increases the distance between us.
But it isn't all a pack of lies, either.
Your mind is in the business of constantly creating stories. Are you editing them?
What I learned from watching a pharmaceutical ad with my daughter.
Two days ago, while I was working on a communications plan for a product release (which I promise I won’t go into), I was suddenly struck by a fundamental fact: Human communication is always incarnate communication. Period. Hard stop. No exceptions. We communicate in the flesh or not at all. Put another way: if and …