Is foul language really “adult language”? Does profanity demonstrate responsiblity, wisdom, intelligence, and other mature qualities? Of course not. It is just the opposite.
When do most people learn to sprinkle their conversation with words that refer to feces, crude sexual intercourse, urination, and the disrespectful use of theological terms? Is it when they are adults? No. It is when they are adolescents or pre-adolescents.
Go to any middle school playground and you will discover the truth. Profanity is adolescent language. It is immature. So why do we call foul language “mature language”? Because we have been brainwashed by a myth.
Would you like to hear some real “mature language”? Okay. Here goes: honor, duty, sacrifice, commitment, responsibility, character, honesty, morality, service, reverence, respect, faithfulness, parenthood, kindness.
Anybody can speak and act out that adolescent stuff. But it takes a strong and mature individual to speak and live true “mature language”.
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