Words are Spirit

It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.

(John 6:63) KJV

If words are spirits, then, unfortunately, swear words are evil spirits. With that in mind, you may have seen articles going around with headlines that sound like this one:

Swearing is Actually a Sign of More Intelligence, Not Less

– Something that scientists Say

The implication is clear, it’s been given emphasis by stating that it’s a scientific finding: Clever people swear, but does this mean that swearing is clever? Can swearing make you clever? What’s the cause-and-effect relationship here? How are intelligence and swearing related?

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