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The All New Don T Think Of An Elephant

Author : George Lakoff
ISBN : 9781603585958
Genre : Political Science
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Ten years after writing the definitive, international bestselling book on political debate and messaging, George Lakoff returns with new strategies about how to frame today’s essential issues. Called the “father of framing” by The New York Times, Lakoff explains how framing is about ideas—ideas that come before policy, ideas that make sense of facts, ideas that are proactive not reactive, positive not negative, ideas that need to be communicated out loud every day in public. The ALL NEW Don’t Think of an Elephant! picks up where the original book left off—delving deeper into how framing works, how framing has evolved in the past decade, how to speak to people who harbor elements of both progressive and conservative worldviews, how to counter propaganda and slogans, and more. In this updated and expanded edition, Lakoff, urges progressives to go beyond the typical laundry list of facts, policies, and programs and present a clear moral vision to the country—one that is traditionally American and can become a guidepost for developing compassionate, effective policy that upholds citizens’ well-being and freedom.

Don T Think Of An Elephant

Author : George Lakoff
ISBN : 9781931498715
Genre : Political Science
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Offers a handbook for understanding the key issues in the 2004 election and beyond, discussing how progressives need to look at issues to counter conservative arguments.

Don T Think Of An Elephant

Author : G. Lakoff
ISBN : 1417665890
Genre : Political Science
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Offers a handbook for understanding the key issues in the 2004 election and beyond, discussing how progressives need to look at issues to counter conservative arguments.

The Little Blue Book

Author : George Lakoff
ISBN : 9781476700014
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Provides guidelines for United States Democrats to connect moral values to important policies, using practical tactics to guide political discourse away from extreme positions.

Moral Politics

Author : George Lakoff
ISBN : 0226467716
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In this classic text, the first full-scale application of cognitive science to politics, George Lakoff analyzes the unconscious and rhetorical worldviews of liberals and conservatives, discovering radically different but remarkably consistent conceptions of morality on both the left and right. For this new edition, Lakoff adds a preface and an afterword extending his observations to major ideological conflicts since the book's original publication, from the impeachment of Bill Clinton to the 2000 presidential election and its aftermath.

What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming

Author : Per Espen Stoknes
ISBN : 9781603585835
Genre : Political Science
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Today, about 98 percent of scientists affirm that climate change is human made, and about 2 percent still question it. Despite that overwhelming majority, though, about half the population of rich countries, like ours, choose to believe the 2 percent. And, paradoxically, this large camp of deniers grows even larger as more and more alarming proof of climate change has cropped up over the last decades. This disconnect has both climate scientists and activists scratching their heads, growing anxious, and responding, usually, by repeating more facts to "win" the argument. But, the more climate facts pile up, the greater the resistance to them grows, and the harder it becomes to enact measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare communities for the inevitable change ahead. Is humanity up to the task? It is a catch-22 that starts, says psychologist and climate expert Per Espen Stoknes, from an inadequate understanding of the way most humans think, act, and live in the world around them. With dozens of examples, he shows how to retell the story of climate change and apply communication strategies more fit for the task.

Cognitive Linguistic Explorations In Biblical Studies

Author : Bonnie Howe
ISBN : 9783110350135
Genre : Religion
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Language and cognition are interconnected, and cognitive linguistics offers methods for analysing how. Here, twelve scholars apply a range of cognitive linguistics methods: conceptual metaphor analysis, cognitive grammar, and the mental space blending and Basic Communicative Spaces Network models. Together, the essays represent ground-breaking and standard-setting work while each raises important interpretive questions for further exploration.

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