A Breakdown in Communication

A Vital Piece

Communication is vital for the prolonged interaction of human beings. Whether in a marriage, a company, or even between nations, communication plays a role in joining groups of individuals together. When communication breaks down, it can cause many conflicts, some of them unintended.

What If Someone Could Read Your Mind?

Mind reading has been a sideshow attraction for many years, having roots in ancient times with divination and soothsaying. Today, many are amazed by the workings of illusionists – people who use various forms of subterfuge and basic psychology to give the illusion of mind reading. But what if it were possible that someone could not simply read a general idea from your mind, but could instead know the entirety of the very thoughts we hold most private. Such a person would know the whole truth about you, knowing your true intentions, opinions, and preferences. They would also know your secrets – the hidden shadows of our own personal closets.

Where is Your Source of Wisdom?

A Precious Commodity

Wisdom is truly a precious commodity in this world. The sad reality is that many have forgone the greatest source of wisdom which is found in the Word of God. There are many causes for such a situation, but most rest at the feet of man’s own arrogance. The seeking of knowledge is considered a carnal rather than spiritual pursuit, largely because many spiritual things cannot be defined empirically. The greatest wisdom the world embraces is what can be touched and examined. Anything beyond is simply a waste of time.

Ignorance is Not Bliss

A Common Expression

The phrase “ignorance is bliss” is commonly used to refer to the situations in life where some things are better left not known. For instance, knowing the process by which food is processed and handled at a fast food restaurant might leave one with little appetite. Witnessing a surgical operation is not as important as knowing a surgeon that can perform one.

God Only Knows

A Common Expression

In modern English, the expression “God only knows” has become common in its use. Whether such a phrase is meant literally or not, and the ramifications of such vain address of God aside, this phrase describes something which, from the viewpoint of the speaker is, unexplainable.