'5 Insane Ways Words Can Control Your Mind'

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'5 Insane Ways Words Can Control Your Mind'

#1  Postby Wiðercora » Nov 02, 2010 3:54 pm

This is from Cracked, so pinch of salt duly taken, but I thought this article was interesting;

http://www.cracked.com/article_18823_5- ... -mind.html
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#2  Postby ConnyRaSk » Nov 02, 2010 5:06 pm

Thanks, that was fun reading. Am always keen to read comparative language related articles. Combined with my interest in psychology, all the more fascinating.
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#3  Postby I'm With Stupid » Nov 02, 2010 5:31 pm

Number 5 is particularly interesting in the light of people's tendency to talk about evolution as something with a motive and goals.
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