Metaphors can kill
April 4, 2003 6:30 PM Subscribe
War as metaphor, again.
The linguist George Lakoff
writes a sequel to his seminal piece
on the first Gulf war.
The Nation as Person
, The Just War
, War as Business (and Politics)
, War as Fairy Tale
: will these ways of thinking ever be re-framed in the interests of peace and common humanity? Not if any dissent from the accepted line continues to be silenced
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