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.’
Until the Austin bomber’s motivation is discovered, what he did wasn’t terrorism, and if he were alive today, he wouldn’t be charged as a terrorist.
Oprah, the high priestess of telling people what they want to hear, recently advised a 14-year-old girl, ‘The highest honor on earth that you will ever have is the honor of being yourself.’ False.
‘There is no need to alienate the many Americans who might be receptive to what is generally a popular cause, but who fear – rationally or not – that some of their rights will be stripped away.’
The Oregon Court of Appeals upheld a $135,000 fine against the owners of a local cake shop who declined to use their artistic skills to create a custom cake for a same-sex wedding.
While the pronoun wars may be new to America, the writings of C.S. Lewis show that the fight over language as a way of controlling the mind is nothing new.
You can tell a lot about a person’s politics and outlook on life—and mental stability—by looking at the poems he writes.
The BBC flatly rejected a previous attempt to erect a statue in 2011, on the grounds that Orwell was too left-wing. Irony is now officially dead.
Without a known political or ideological motive, you simply can’t go around slapping the label on mass-murderers for the sake of political convenience.
Free verse is a symptom of a disease that afflicts the whole body of modern art — it’s the slow-creeping tingling in the fingers and toes that indicates the tumor growing in the brain.
A recent study from researchers at the University of Kansas shows that the brain begins building the foundation of language as much as a month before birth.
The demand that I refer to my sibling using a female pronoun is nothing less than thought policing. It is a demand that I assert what I do not believe.
We could use more good men skilled in speaking. We could also use more honest persuasion. That is why we could all stand to ramp up our rhetoric.
Grab a piece of paper and make a hash mark every time you hear a progressive make a beeline for one of the Four Big Slurs rather than acknowledge a legitimate counter-position.
There is no place for commanding specific language—thoughts, even—in a free and open society.
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