Saturday, August 09, 2008

Language is a Medium

Like newspapers, radio, television and the Internet, language is a medium, and words can be a metaphor for heterarchical or heterarchical linking.

For example, the words of war and violence include kill (a comedian succeeding with a routine is said to be killing 'em, a bomb is a type of football pass))

There are several authors I have met at WisCon, the feminist science fiction conference held each year in Madison, including
who write about peaceful and violent language.

There are many more - please let me know who I missed.

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