Language is an amazing thing. A seemingly limitless construct of symbols that can be used to classify and represent the world we discover around us. This was brought home to me the other day outside of a Dunkin’ Donuts in suburban Philadelphia. There, on an advert were three seemingly innocuous words, arranged in a way that I could never have imagined.
Three simple straight forward words, whose individual meanings were solid, and clear, and un ambiguous. But, placed together these words transformed themselves into a concept so new, and revolutionary that my mind was completely blown.
Like a Zen koan, they opened my mind to an entirely new and undiscovered level of consciousness.
Snickerdoodle Croissant Donut.
The world is an amazing place.
A place filled with mystery and wonder.