A brief explanation of how I see the abstract path of transformation of thoughts and feelings into...
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A great story! What I find very fascinating is how words came to existence - there is no such thing as a meaningless word, no such thing as just a...A great story! What I find very fascinating is how words came to existence - there is no such thing as a meaningless word, no such thing as just a sound in languages. Every single word brigs with it "tons" of sense, since they are coming from the dawn of humanity; they are like a message from our ancestors.
So, I think that we may say that, as the feelings' and thoughts' existence is primal in a human being, so is the existence of words the the human civilization. Furthermore, I think, that putting your feelings in words in fact maybe is the most natural thing ever. Show more
The path of words
Communication among people might turn out to be the most delicate of undertakings when we take the time to think about it. Transforming thoughts and feelings into words, and phrasing them are two entirely different activities. Moreover, there is an entire transitional process that lies between these two, which predetermines the success, or lack of it, of reaching someone with an idea. I am not going to engage in long instructive conversations on how to tackle words, but rather try to explain briefly how I see the abstract path of transformation of thoughts and feelings into words.
Let’s imagine that between the formation of our thoughts and the actual utterance there is a path or a road. A distance that the thoughts travel until they reach a prêt-à-l’emploi  state which I imagine resembles the synapse of a neuron in size and function. It certainly does not exist in everyone’s head. But let us concentrate more on the nature of this transitional process.
The time it takes your thoughts and feelings to transform into words is not any different than the time it takes your food to be cooked. In both, there are conditions that are not at your command, but those conditions can be studied. I know your oven comes with a manual and you are not born in this world with a book in hand teaching you what to say and how to say it. Imagine how convenient that would be, to have a unique personalized manual all to yourself.
Who has this path?
A few blinks of an eye and I was back from my reverie of images into the world of words.
 Ready for use (in fr.)
 An extremely small gap region where nerve impulses are transmitted and received, encompassing the “transmitter of impulses”.