synchronicity = 'appropriate congruence'

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 9 13:08:38 UTC 2012

Body language expert on CNN:

"What you're looking for is synchronicity between what the person is saying
and what his body language is trying to do." Also, "If a candidate is not
authentic and doesn't have that synchronicity I mentioned before, [you
won't believe him]."

She also referred to the "limbic brain," so she must be pretty smart.
Especially since she could have said "correspondence" instead of

When The Police recorded their song in 1983 about this mystical Jungian
term, which raises questions about the fabric of reality, they used it in
sort of the  original sense. Since then....

BTW, for three or four decades now, IIRC, people have been "authentic"
rather than "sincere."  Because you can fake sincere, but you can't fake


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society -

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