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  1. Language and Freedom Part II

    The ignorant misuse and malicious abuse of language has been the cause of endless mischief where liberty is concerned. One of the most troublesome areas lies in the abuse of the very meanings of words themselves. Many people are fond of excusing the abuse of language, citing the “fact” that languages “evolve”. They may indeed evolve, but that does not mean that it is a good thing in all cases. There are countless examples of how such evolution causes far more harm than good. Consider this quote: ...
  2. Language and Freedom Part I

    Numerous personalities of note have made the connection between freedom and education. Specifically, it has been observed that a well-educated populace is a most basic and necessary condition for maintaining a state of freedom. Thomas Jefferson put it well when he wrote:

    If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.”

    In a related, though broader sense, ...
  3. Is this thing on?

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