For Proclus, language is inherently theurgical, both because all forms of discourse are an extension of the divine names and because language reiterates the hierarchical nature of reality.
Since I was a boy, I have always relished the power and beauty of language. As I like to tell AG, my favorite toy growing up was a torn-up dictionary. Sometimes I think that with all of this electronic media, we are continuing to lose an appreciation for the sacredness of language, spoken language especially.
As I stated in this post
, perhaps the best remedy is to read things aloud, especially poetry. You should try it and see what happens.
The picture is a manuscript of the Argentine writer, Julio Cortazar.