|Detail of the watercolor "A London Street Scene"
by John Orlando Parry, 1835.
"It felt very much like putting an
elaborate puzzle together."
Continue reading “Was he addicted to stealing words… or just a liar?”
The evils of war propaganda
were explained in this 1937
"Ladies Home Journal"
"It is true that the techniques of war are constantly "improved" as the genius of an age of invention is put in the service of the war machine. Continue reading “The menace of poisoned words and ideas”
"Hi! My name is Keira. I like archery. I have wavy dark hair, and I favor clothes made of woven leather strips. I would love to meet you."
Continue reading “Photoshopping the words in your dating profile”
A short film about the deceptive power of words.
Imagine you can fully direct your experience. It’s not true, but imagine you can. Continue reading “Do our words create reality, or do our words describe reality?”
George Carlin's routine Euphemisms on his 1990 album Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics