Emotional “thinking” is our true first language. Yet, it is incomplete. Each of us strives to become emotionally and socially competent. We want a good—an even better quality of life. To achieve this, our second language—thought—not only needs but demands its first language to be complete. The ideas in this post—our social frame and our picture of the world—apply to each of us.
Why? Because we are family—the family of humans having a shared biomental heritage. Yes, differences abound, but our common platform is the same. Our universal mental mother tongue is “emotion.”