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Words as Weapons

Posted by M. C. on November 1, 2022

https://mises.org/library/words-weapons

Criticisms of hapless Senate candidate John Fetterman are labeled “ableist,” while Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter is deemed fascist. Jeff and Bob take a hard look at the linguistic battlefield and the corruption of language as an institution. 

Jeff’s paper on language, “Evolution or Corruption?”: Mises.org/HAP367-1
George Orwell’s essay “Politics and the English Language”: Mises.org/HAP367-2
Ken Smith’s Junk EnglishMises.org/HAP367-3
Bryan Caplan on “Privilege”: Mises.org/HAP367-4

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