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  • Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas
    Views : 492
    Pages : 352

    by: Steven Poole

    Publisher: pScribner

    Book Description

    When seeking inspiration, Guardian columnist Poole (Unspeak: How Words Become Weapons, How Weapons Become a Message, and How that Message Becomes Reality, 2006, etc.) writes, it’s not a bad idea to sift through the junk pile for second thoughts.

    How does inspiration happen, and how can it be leveraged into reality? That ... more

    Publish on

    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 1501145606

    ISBN-13: 9781501145605

    Language: English

  • Unspeak: How Words Become Weapons, How Weapons Become a Message, and How That Message Becomes Reality
    Views : 62
    Pages : 288

    by: Steven Poole

    Publisher: pGrove Press

    Book Description

    A sharply articulated, well-documented exposé of the political and economic manipulation of language.

    British journalist Poole (Trigger Happy, 2000) sets forth an array of pernicious examples of what he calls Unspeak, the sneaky use of feel-good euphemism that tends to cancel any opposition (e.g., “pro-life”). Differentiating i ... more

    Publish on

    2006-04-11

    ISBN-10: 0802118259

    ISBN-13: 9780802118257

    Language: English