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as starry-eyed as i get about language 

language is a type of magic. you can *literally* transmit your private thoughts to other people

isn't that wild??????!??!

sure, sometimes it isn't 100% veridical, but the fact that we can do this type of thing *at all*, with concepts of arbitrary complexity, is... kind of amazing honestly

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