Communication is a two-way street. What you say and what the other person understands could be two totally different things.
It is said that when filming the biblical epic The Greatest Story Ever Told, the director George Stevens was trying to encourage extra passion from John Wayne when delivering the highly significant line, “Truly, this was the Son of God.“
“You are talking about Jesus – think about it,” said Stevens, “You’ve got to say it with awe.“
For the next take John Wayne duly summoned his most intense feelings. He paused dramatically, and said:
“Aw, truly this was the Son of God.”