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    On Jul 20, 2018 Jagdish P Dave wrote:

     Communication as mutual entrainment opens the door for blossoming of mutual understanding, enrichment, creativity, and bonding. In intersubjective communication words matter. What we say and how we say matter. We affect each other positively or negatively. It depends on how we synchronize the pulses of each other. As the the author Ursula Krober Le Guin says," by getting the beats into a master rhythm, by entrainment."

    For me, intrasubjective and intersubjective communications are intertwined.When I am in a quiet zone, I expereince such rhythmic communication within me. I am in entrainment with the voice arising in me. It is me listening to me. Such intrasubjective communication clears the clouds of opposing inner voices I  may not be awre of. Such intrasubjective communication helps me in intersubjective communications.

    When I am in quiet natural surroundings, I experience deep connection between me and the sight and sound of nature. This also happes when I am in entunement with music and musiscians. What helps me is my deep and total attentivenes, my total presence, my alive quietness. This also happens in my intersubjective communicatios.It is like the author says an ancient gift. It's upto us to use it wisely.

    May we cultivate the art of communication as mutual entrainment!
    Jagdsih P Dave

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