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Thu Aug 2, 2012, 12:14 PM

George Lakoff's book, "The Little Blue Book"

"THe Essential Guide to Thinking and Talking Democratic"

I highly suggest this book if you're not aware of Mr. Lakoff

He shows clearly how Reps brainwash people by using certain "frames" or perceptions of events or policies, such as Reagan abusing the term "liberal".

He counters by showing how Dems need to "reframe" the way the express themselves.
He tells you why and how.
Strongly recommended

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Reply George Lakoff's book, "The Little Blue Book" (Original post)
Ricochet21 Aug 2012 OP
noel711 Aug 2012 #1
elleng Aug 2012 #2
Ricochet21 Aug 2012 #3
elleng Aug 2012 #4
Ricochet21 Aug 2012 #5
kimmerspixelated Aug 2012 #6
Ricochet21 Aug 2012 #7

Response to Ricochet21 (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 01:18 PM

1. I picked it up last week... but haven't finished my current book..

James Lee Burke "feast Day for Fools"

Burke is probably America's best living novelist.
His writing makes your hair stand on edge.
In a good way...

In my own way, I'm learning not to over react when facing
the despicable words thrown at us.

But it's hard not to fight fire with fire...

Lakoff is right. Mudcat Saunders is also a good one with
the linguistics of demography..

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Response to Ricochet21 (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 02:15 PM

2. Professor Lakoff 'schooled' Dems a couple years ago,

but it appears not to have 'taken,' quite unlike frank luntz's appeal to repugs. I don't understand why this would be. Do you, Ric?

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Response to elleng (Reply #2)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 02:19 PM

3. The Dems have kind of a "half baked" chart

they really can't get it together, while he Reps are vicious and intentionally manipulative

Dems need education, too much "go with the drift" with the Dems chart. Not the way to counter Reps

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Response to Ricochet21 (Reply #3)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 04:22 PM

4. Thanks. THOUGHT it was something 'inherent.'

Half baked, eh?

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Response to elleng (Reply #4)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 07:45 PM

5. It's called Saturn/Venus opposite Neptune

Frozen action, not being with it, afraid and self-stifling

but

no one knows for sure what the Democratic birth moment was.

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Response to Ricochet21 (Reply #5)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 12:11 AM

6. Is that what's happening now?

I have felt not with it for last 2 wks. Definitely stifled.

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Response to kimmerspixelated (Reply #6)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 01:25 PM

7. no

that's what's in the natal chart of the Democrats. See how easily it is to be fooled?
That's IF, the dem chart is the right one.

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