Coercion With a Smile
July 6, 2016 5:12 PM   Subscribe

Within corporate culture and government agency PR, Orwellian “doublespeak” has become a common way of disguising coercion. Can a “benefit” be beneficial if it’s compulsory? Does an “incentive” do any good if it’s actually a threat?
posted by neworder7 (2 comments total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: Hey, if you want to talk about the whole site, better to frame it like that, but one ranty article is a bit thin and won't get much decent conversation. -- restless_nomad

All that, and no Lumbergh?
posted by clawsoon at 5:23 PM on July 6, 2016 [1 favorite]

Where are TV licences presented as a benefit?

This is a bit thin.
posted by biffa at 5:24 PM on July 6, 2016

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