Archive | May 2014

The Power of Language

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Language has power.

It gives us the ability to express ourselves, to question, to inspire and to call to action. It allows us to convey meaning to one another and to share in experience.

It should come as no surprise that one of the first things an invading force does when it aims to conquer a people is to strip it of it’s language. Without language, there is no meaning, without meaning a person is stripped of his or her spirit and cast adrift, aimless and without hope.

The language you use therefore is of the utmost importance. What you tell yourself defines the way you feel and the way you feel is mirrored in your reality, in the chances you receive in life and the people you meet. For you to have even found this website tells me something about you and the language you use, be it your search terminology, self talk or so on.

In this article I’m going to look at how language is constructed, how it’s being controlled in the modern world and how to use it for maximum impact. Read More…

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