A tribute to the word

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WORDS

Like many other things which we take for granted and that go unappreciated for their value and importance are words. Simple, humble utterances, scribbles and thoughts that have been key to our development, as humans and as civilisations.

Intangible and useless to those who do not understand them, yet mighty and powerful when used in context and in an intelligible way.

A tribute to this awesome basic element of human life can never be enough when you think of how it has served humanity.  This writing is a humble attempt in trying to focus on this great little thing we call Word.

Probably one of the most glorious tributes to the Word is found in the opening of St John’s Gospel – “In the beginning was the Word: the Word was with God and the Word was God.”

Ultimately, even the sciences must bow to the phenomenon of words…

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