- Nikko Scelzo
- Staten Island, NY
- United States
I believe the reasons for effective communication is an important idea that should be taught.
I have observed that many people try to correct others and such without even knowing why. There are people who say "spelling is important" or "grammar is important" but why? It is important because it helps you more clearly say what it is you are trying to say with as little misinterpretation as possible. The problem is we do not all define things in the same way so the words we use are all flawed. When reading something it is your job to try and understand what it is that was going through the other person's head when they were communicating with you, just as much as it is their job to clearly say what it is they are trying to say. It is a joint effort that must be made not only by one party, but both. That is why there is such emphasis on communication, because without clarity we are not able to express our intentions. If we did not have one another then we would not be able to make our world a better place. Communication is not only important between you and another but within yourself as well, what are thoughts but just you communicating with yourself? I believe that every problem that has ever occurred in our society has been due to clarity in one way or another.