All posts tagged: George Lakoff

Kate MacDowell "Canary 3"

Breathing Metaphors

We may have inherited an antagonistic metaphorical system of “good vs. evil” from our culture, but this is not where our story ends. We have the power to change this story by changing our metaphors, which structure our ability to reason and think, and which, in turn, change the way we live and act.

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3: Being

This chapter explores our conscious experience of life through language, which, in its broadest sense, is a system of symbols set in opposition to one-another – the realm of duality.