a matter of limited hearts
October 20, 2020 7:13 AM Subscribe
"Consider that misinformation is information that merely happens to be false, whereas disinformation is false information purposely spread. Similarly, mispronunciation is people trying too feebly and in vain to say our names — and dispronunciation is people saying our names incorrectly on purpose, as if to remind us whose country this really is. Mispronunciation is a matter of limited tongues. Dispronunciation is a matter of limited hearts. For as long as I can remember, I have had to navigate around the shortcomings of both organs." Anand Giridharadas in his newsletter on the meaning of Sen. Perdue's misnaming of Kamala Harris and #MyNameIs on Twitter.
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