The importance of play…

Johan Huizinga

Johan Huizinga

“In the making of speech and language the spirit is continually “sparking” between matter and mind, as it were, playing with this wondrous nominative faculty.  Behind every abstract expression there lie the boldest of metaphors, and every metaphor is a play upon words.  Thus in giving expression to life man creates a second, poetic world alongside the world of nature.” ― Homo Ludens, A Study of the Play-Element in Culture, Copyright © 1949 by J. Huizinga from The International Library of Sociology, Founded by Karl Mannheim, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group,  Page 4.

About Michael

Retired military officer; retired Air Force civil servant; retired executive, DS Information Systems Corporation; writer; researcher; reader and avid yachtsman.
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