When I declare "I'm complete, all is well, and I'm happy" as an expression of being complete, it isn't positive thinking. Neither is it an affirmation, nor is it psyching myself up to be complete, and it's definitely not fortune cookie bon mots either.
Rather it's an example of a powerful linguistic act. A linguistic act is an act of speech which has a world to word fit. When an act of speech has a world to word fit, its speaking brings with it a world - in this case, my declaration "I'm complete, all is well, and I'm happy" brings with it the world of being complete.
On the other hand, when I speak with a word to world fit (ie the other way around), my speaking matches the world that's already there - for example, when I say "There's a tree!" as I point to a real tree, it's a word to world fit. Notice speaking with a word to world fit is not a linguistic act.
Spoken with a world to word fit, the linguistic act of declaring "I'm complete, all is well, and I'm happy" is being complete.
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