“At this time the whole world spoke one language, and everyone used the same words.” – Genesis 11:1
Anybody else just want to live here?
We spend a significant amount of our communication attempting to truly comprehend each other before we respond.
We have to attempt to ‘read between the lines,’ analyze the tone of voice, scrutinize facial expressions, and interpret body language.
Then, just maybe, we might have enough information to deliver an educated response. Maybe.