Further Thoughts on Visual Thinking / Spatial Relationships

I was reading a piece of text – a string of thoughts; mostly objects, without the “structure words” that indicate relationships. Not any type of relationships, but spatial relationships. In visual thinking, spatial relationships constitute meaning.

What?

Two designs for Nine Elms South Bank Pimlico Bridge, London. This is what verbal language “looks like” for visual thinkers. Materials; various metals – beams, fasteners, castings, concrete, asphalt. etc. These mean nothing, until they are constructed as a bridge. (example) The spatial relationships of the pieces (including to the environment) CREATE the meaning.

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So that “blank” reaction we get when asked a “social” question by a neurotyical, is because social language does not have sufficient (or any) logical spatial content.

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Neurotypical language looks like this:

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