Each word is only what we designate it as,
so from now on, every word is only what it is.
Throughout this exposition, there have been a few ‘curse’ words laced in with all the other ‘pretty’ words. But why must they be there, why must these ‘curse’ words ‘dirty’ these pages? Well, the answer is quite simple, really: they are there because they are there.
Unfortunately, people are accustomed to taking offense to such words, as if a person’s utterance of ‘shit’ carries needles to their heart and ‘fuck’ sets off a bomb in their belly. Although, why should they? There is no need to get all flustered over a few well-coded rumblings of air waves.
True, the words we know are defined by the dictionary and modern society, though their ultimate definition resides in ourselves. Words mean whatever we want them to mean; the prefabricated definitions are only suggestions for ‘proper’ universal usage.
Language is merely an auditory description of our thoughts regarding various things in the world, related to ones consciousness through self-reference. When we hear something, an auditory picture of sorts forms in our mind, and then it is shaped into something we can ‘understand’ by relating it to what we already ‘know.’ But how we decide to react to it is a whole other matter.
To fully explain this, and for good measure, let us dissect one of the most ‘vile’ creatures of all, the infamous “Fuck You.” The first part, “Fuck” is a reference to sexual intercourse, and “You” is a direct implication of yourself, the person being spoken to.
Now with these two parts defined, we can accurately translate “Fuck You” into an auditory picture, which goes like “Sexual intercourse, yourself.” Yes yes, so what does this really mean? Well? Honestly, I’ll tell you…I don’t know.
Somehow, though, people misinterpret this nonsense as an attack on their own personal being. They think that “Fuck You” has some relation to them, but it is only a ripple of sound brought about by one person’s indignation. And while yes, words can stir up terrible anger in ourselves, this can only happen if we allow them the power to do so.
Further yet, why be angry with one another when the truth of the conversation will always be what it is? Truth is independent of our conversations; it is something that will always be itself. Granted, sometimes it may in fact be this truth of the matter that ‘makes’ us angry, but why be angry at it? Better yet, why be angry with each other? Why can’t we just shake our heads, smile, get over it, and figure out what is going on?
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