Communication is the art of sending and receiving messages.



“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”

George Bernard Shaw

“We speak not only to tell other people what we think, but to tell ourselves what we think. Speech is a part of thought.”

Oliver Sacks

“Information is the resolution of uncertainty.”

Claude Shannon

Blog Posts

A Paperback Dictionary

Language changes. Words are born, grow old, and die. We lived in a strange time when we were younger – the time of a printed dictionary. People used to own a book with all of the words. Perhaps the Oxford Dictionary, perhaps a Merriam-Webster. If there was a dispute or a debate about a word…

On Fictions and Doing What is Right

Part I – How Do You Know What Is Right? The Serenity Prayer asks for “the courage to change the things you can, the serenity to accept the things you cannot, and the wisdom to know the difference”. The brilliance of this little prayer is the last line – “the wisdom to know the difference.”…

Forgetting to Listen

Kate Murphy’s “You’re Not Listening” is a reminder that in the age of everyone having a voice, it helps if there is someone listening. The book is filled with practical wisdom that has already paid dividends for me. However, at times, the book does tip into the feelings over reality territory that feels so ever…


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