Guest post by John L. Kachelman, Jr.
“You can change the course of your life with your words.”
“The invisible hand of language change (structurally-motivated change) can create an environment for change, which is then helped along by a certain social group adopting that change, and using it as a social marker.”
Language is one of the most critical elements of civilization. Language defines the mores that define civil boundaries and peaceable existence. Language is an incredible art and equally defines heroism and instills resolve.
Language has been hijacked, manipulated, tortured and twisted to support perversion of basic civilities. Language has become “plastic” in today’s upside-down culture. Previous vocabulary is used to communicate opposite concepts that it did in the past. The ancient prophet reveals this is not a modern phenomenon. “Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness; Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for