The West is experiencing a seismic semantic shift

Posted May 26, 2017 8:23 am by Editor

The West is experiencing a seismic semantic shift

Words can be used to reveal the truth but also to hide itHave you ever tried to think of an idea without using words? You’re right. It’s difficult and possibly impossible to do so. Words, too often taken for granted, shape our thinking and behaviour. Language is the architecture of thought, even though there is no actual physical connection between words and what they represent. One would never consider eating the word “apple” for the real thing. We should not be fooled with positive sounding expressions such as “end of life care” and “reproductive rights.” These terms have come to mean

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