Linguistic activism, leftists have begun a full-scale war on language,

in #discussion4 years ago


playing by their own set of constantly shifting rules.
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Also known as Hijacking Words

  • Words can now literally be defined with their antonym. We are a hair’s width and an ounce of stupidity away from “war is peace, freedom is slavery.”

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If you control the definition of words...you control the debate.

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Words do change meaning over time, but it isn't necessarily because of leftist activism. It if often about being politically correct, whether leftist or rightist. Today we essentially chose to call a handicapped individual as differently enabled. There are many examples like that. Would a rightist prefer to call a black American, negro, just because that was how they were originally referred to when dictionaries were invented?

Well said @crowdocracy. Calling spade a spade isn't always politically correct.

being politically correct, whether leftist or rightist
that's called political activism and it's a characteristic of the left.
the right doesn't do that..

All right so the leftist's political activism christened handicapped as "differently abled" and rightists still call them "handicapped"? Or do they follow the leftist in being politically correct with "differently abled". And was it leftist activism that killed the term "negro and the rightists loved the political activism of the leftists? Or is it that the rightists would still chose to call them negros?

You nailed it @crowdocracy.com

what day is this?
the leftists call 'people of color' something different every day.

I had a gay black mate when I lived in LA - the things I called him would have me arrested nowadays.
Context is a thing used as a weapon by the left, not a constructive tool to calculate things and how they apply.

the left doesn't appear to be very smart.

...I'm starting to think this is an IQ war, as much as anything else....

in a battle of wits
the left is unarmed.

Beginning of 1984?

A little past the 'beginning' it would appear.

Nah 'begun' the War has been on since 44th

forty fourth what?

President

Agreed. It's a whole new take on "creative writing" (with air quotes).

We need to use our dictionaries and help others understand what words really mean. Also the media needs to stop being a propaganda machine. At least we know there tactic, hopefully more will see this for what it is and the nefarious intent.

the whole POINT of the enemedia is propaganda.

I t has took a while, but it appears to me that the insidious slide into postmodern BS ( in language terms), is taking a hit.

People are waking up to the stupid things we let go of silently, over the years..

Jordon Peterson with his stand on legalization/criminalization of language use, for example.
At lease we haven't reached legislation stage on the questioning historical events yet!.....ohhhhh bugger. Insidious indeed..

we haven't reached legislation stage on the questioning historical events yet
Oh?
I thought that point had been surpassed.
Seems like I read about a history teacher that was jailed.
for teaching history..

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I'm getting worried now....

I TOLE you about me'n british humour!

😂 😂 😂

ha ! - I just realized something -some of your writing/pronunciations (tole!😂 ) sound just like my Dads dialect! how weird. I only just noticed.

(my dad's accent was so strong, people from 40 miles away couldn't understand him. In the slightest.
good job most probably, he would have only pissed them off. lol)

was his dialect material?

whooooosh.
hint: dialect ical materialism.

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