Language and power

April 10, 2008 — 2 Comments

© Bob Parker 2008

(Quote on propaganda is adapted from The Complete Works of W. H. Auden: Prose, Volume III, 1949-1955, edited by Edward Mendelson, pub. Princeton University Press 1/08 as quoted in Harpers Magazine, December 2007 p. 21).

(Bottom photo: Veterans for Peace Arlington Northwest memorial cemetery, Renton WA 2005 . The American death toll was hovering around 1500 at the time, and the Iraqi death toll remained deliberately uncounted).

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2 responses to Language and power

  1. Auden nails it.

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