Saturday, October 16, 2004

Put these together in your mind:

For those interested in cognitive linguistics etc., an interesting superposition of articles:

Appealing to Our Lizard Brains
By Arianna Huffington,

Call it ludicrous, but the most important election of our lifetime is coming
down to who can best pacify the electorate's inner baby.

New Lenses for your Frames
By George Lakoff
An Analysis of the Framing of the Living Wage

The Post-Modern President
Deception, Denial, and Relativism: what the Bush administration learned from the French

The Grand Theory of All Thought: Blending

From Larry Bowa's Clubhouse to the Streets of Fallujah

Maybe try thinking of a donkey

What George Lakoff knows about the mind

How not to test a hypothesis

Excellent, excellent

Relax? I can't relax!

Obviously, not everyone likes or agrees with Lakoff. I am no expert - "Moral Politics" just spoke powerfully to the way I felt. I am willing to keep my mind open, though, for constructive critiques of his writings. So far, I did not see anything compelling, but I'll keep on searching...

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