I happened to stumble upon a letter by Horace Walpole, who happened to stumble upon the Persian fairy tale “The Three Princess of Serendip” on his trip and sent it to his friend Horace Mann.
Now this wasn’t planned, but something came from this dreamland, Continue reading Serendipity ……
“Language is a system of signs that expresses ideas”
There are many ways in which we communicate, however the most obvious one is through spoken word, therefore we must speak the same language in order to understand one another. The only one universal language we have is body language, this gives away everything about a person without even uttering a single word. However, you need to be an expert in that field to understand it fully, but for us everyday folks we rely on simple spoken and written form of communication to comprehend and state our thoughts and vice versa. Continue reading Are We Lost in Translation? Ferdinand De Saussure on Language and Communication