I’m telling you you’re wrong subtly

You can tell people they are wrong by a look or an intonation or a gesture just as eloquently as you can in words -and if you tell them they are wrong, do you make them want to agree with you? Never!

Emotions lack specificity

What emotions lack in specificity compared to oral language, they make up for in speed. You can tell whether your spouse is mad at you very quickly, but having her explain it to you may take a good deal more time. no I don’t love the assumption that your female spouse is hiding her anger […]