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Metaphor and war

January 20, 2014

worth a read:

http://georgelakoff.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/metaphor-and-war-the-metaphor-system-used-to-justify-war-in-the-gulf-lakoff-1991.pdf

http://georgelakoff.com/2013/09/06/obama-reframes-syria-metaphor-and-war-revisited/

NB also (haven’t checked for discrepancies):  http://www2.iath.virginia.edu/sixties/HTML_docs/Texts/Scholarly/Lakoff_Gulf_Metaphor_1.html

and: http://www.cse.buffalo.edu/~rapaport/575/F01/lakoff.on.terrorism.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5f9R9MtkpqM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWYaoAoijdQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_CWBjyIERY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vm0R1du1GqA

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