When language is a box

In addition to writing and my spiritual direction practice, I am an adjunct professor in the areas of religion, ethics, world cultures, and linguistics. Teaching my linguistic class this morning. The question for the day is: Does language determine how we see and understand the world? If so, is there a way that language can be a prison? In what ways do people see and understand the world differently because of the differences in their language? How can we live mindfully with respect to the power, influence, and limitations of our language? How can we transcend or not be boxed in by language?

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  1. Phillip says:

    The stories we tell ourselves direct our lives.

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