ennui is for suckers (t3dy) wrote,
ennui is for suckers
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S. Pinker

Language is not just a window into human nature but a fistula: an open wound through which our innards are exposed to an infectious world. It’s not surprising that we expect people to sheathe their words in politeness and innuendo and other forms of doublespeak.

“The Stuff of Thought,” 2007
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