Yesterday, I posted my essay 'Words Matter!' Today, comes this warning to ensure that 'we do not accidentally end up repeating the kinds of talking points that make war more likely!' To resist the absolute barrage of misinformation-- to hear ourselves think over the pounding war drums, it is vital to watch out for Euphemistic language! Our access to much of the world is through language alone. We see a tiny sliver of the world with our own eyes, the rest of it has to be described in words or shown to us through images. That means it’s very easy to manipulate our perceptions. If the flow of information is controlled, it is possible to alter someone’s understanding of the things that they can’t see firsthand. We must listen carefully & Scrutinize the Arguments: There will be plenty of attempts to distract us with irrelevant issues.' Don't miss this wonderful article.