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neo-Nazis Tag

A quiet conversation can be transformative—infinitely more so than those decibel elevated, heated arguments where each person is hell-bent on convincing the other, or is refusing to budge, or insists on winning as defined by the other losing.

I hope you had a good August, despite various miseries visited on us by Trump, Kim Jong-un, climate change, and American Nazis.

Socrates is believed to have said, "The misuse of language induces evil in the soul." Well, I don't believe in "evil" per se, or in the "soul," for that matter. But I do believe in Socrates, and I believe even more in language, and in how language reveals itself—and us—by the manner in which we use or misuse it.