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Ten More Words For Florida to Ban, Besides Climate Change and Global Warming

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Banning words puts you on a slippery slope. Once you start banning words, who knows where it will go. Here are some speculations on words and phrases that the right wing fill-in-the-blanks who have banned Climate Change and Global Warming might be inclined to ban next:

Ecosystem-- substitute wording: toilet
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Justice-- substitute wording: priceable opportunities
Peace-- substitute wording: lost profit opportunities
Greed-- substitute wording: Ayn Rand libertarian number one value
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sharing-- substitute wording: socialism, parasitism
corruption-- substitute wording: corporate value system
Elitism-- substitute wording: money as earned privilege
Taxation-- substitute wording: theft
personal choice-- substitute wording: baby murder
Diplomacy-- substitute wording: wimp alternative to war
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welfare substitute wording: bumming

These are pretty lame, but so is the whole idea of banning words.
What are you guesses on the next words Florida, or Alabama, or Oklahoma, or whatever right wing state might ban next?


 

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Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect, connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media. He's given talks and workshops to Fortune 500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful people on his Bottom Up Radio Show, and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and opinion sites, OpEdNews.com

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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind.  Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives  one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big)  to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project. 

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