“The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith. Some have departed from these and have turned to meaningless talk.” At lunch in the tavern, a friend of mine was marveling at our ability to deceive ourselves. “You can blame your golf game..
When Words Don’t Mean A Thing.. I have, in my arsenal of dubious and less than marketable skills, the ability to sense when someone is using polite language to communicate contempt. I can tell when certain smiles mean, “drop dead.” I can feel when certain sorts of laughter mean: “get lost — permanently.” ..