Archive for October 15th, 2006

U.S muzzles Guantanamo abuse witnesses

| October 15, 2006 | Reply
U.S muzzles Guantanamo abuse witnesses

The Associated Press is reporting that the Marines have now muzzled two people who wish to discuss new evidence of abuse at Guantanamo with the media: A paralegal and a military lawyer who brought forward allegations about prisoner abuse at the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been ordered not to speak with the press, lawyers […]

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Speak your mind. Or mind your speaking?

| October 15, 2006 | 6 Replies
Speak your mind. Or mind your speaking?

Despite countless pieces of evidence to the contrary, we don’t like to think of language as an influence on our thoughts. We like to think of language as a passive tool at our disposal, one that does not err or influence our communication. But the brain does not work like a computer, nor does language […]

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