George Lakoff: “Metaphor and War Revisited”

Hello all, I’m not sure if this article is sociological, but I wanted to share. In it, Lakoff “updates” his theories on how (presidential) language relates to war and ultimately results in the justification of many deaths. This is pretty dense, but I would be interested in hearing what the sociologists think of it.

Obama Reframes Syria: Metaphor and War Revisited

Thanks, 

Fouzia

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