Do we need words to communicate with one another? No. We need words to impart information.
I can read about honey until the bovines are back but until I put it on my tongue, I remain a well-informed idiot on honey. What I know is not what I think.
Knowledge comes from the inside, information from the outside. Information without knowledge is exceedingly dangerous. It built the Enola Gay, the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb. With pants-down puerility, scientists christened the bomb “Little Boy.”
Men come here and I tell them what I know. Some of our conversations are pretty brief.
There’s more information on our devices than a library holds.
Wisdom looks up.