Instruction & Fair Warning

I made this slide for my students, some of whom are becoming overly enthusiastic about identifying the rhetorical devices at play in the essays we are studying. It applies to so many things and also hints at language’s nefarious underbelly — the way labels, categories, words, and names can shut down thinking and exploration and empathy and our ability to know each other, and our world, more fully.

Link to Interview (H/T to Jenny Odell).

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