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Read George Lakoff's "A Modest Proposal: #ProtectTheTruth" and Act On It

This OTYCD entry originally posted in January 2018.

Read George Lakoff’s piece, A Modest Proposal: #ProtectTheTruth, and act on it on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, and any other time Trump attacks good journalism. 301 more words

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Help George Lakoff Fight A Lawsuit By Donating to This GoFundMe

Help George Lakoff fight a libel and slander lawsuit related to the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting by donating to a GoFundMe for his legal defense. 331 more words


Equality and Socialism: American Left Should Embrace Moral Framework Of Humanity

American progressives should at long last let go of the strategic linguistic ideas of George Lakoff and other faux liberal theory and fully embrace the concepts of equality and socialism as a way to challenge and subvert the capitalistic monopoly on the political discourse. 1,550 more words


Have We Been Sitting Idly By While the Meaning of the Term "Public Education" Has Been Corrupted?

George Lakoff, the cognitive linguist now retired from the University of California at Berkeley, introduced many of us to the idea that metaphoric moral frames shape our political thinking.  1,710 more words

Equity & Opportunity To Learn

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Again in answer to, “Well, can you use these for abstract ideas?”


24 Books To Hone Your Strategic Mind

Strategy isn’t something that’s taught well in school. Hell, most people probably couldn’t tell you the difference between “strategy” and “tactics” (or even know there is a difference.)… 7 more words

Read George Lakoff's 'Don't Think of An Elephant! Know Your Values and Frame the Debate' 10th Anniversary Edition

This OTYCD entry originally posted in June 2017.

Stop whatever it is you’re doing, get a copy of the 10th anniversary edition of Don’t Think of an Elephant! 315 more words

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