Archive for September, 2004

The Discussion Continues

Wednesday, September 29th, 2004

There’s a book review over at Daily Kos of Lakoff’s book, Don’t Think of an Elephant: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate — The Essential Guide for Progressives. Kos’ post provides an excerpt which explores how different conceptualizations of family can explain the gulf between conservatives and liberals. It’s an excellent review. It also […]

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One Thing Leads To Another

Tuesday, September 28th, 2004

Siona started it, and I’m glad she did. What I’m about to post is lots of food for thought, and since I’ve not digested it all, I only present the material. Siona has been thinking and writing about metaphors and how integrated they are in language, how they shape our worldview and actions. In their […]

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One Woman’s Extraordinary Mission

Tuesday, September 28th, 2004

There’s been some discussion on a recent post regarding Islam and culture. My inbox just received an op/ed article that I found so compelling that I am posting here in its entirety. I suppose it will add more fuel to the fire, but I lit it, so I may as well tend to it responsibly. […]

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