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How Words Can Harm: Crash Course Philosophy #28

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Published on Sep 19, 2016

Content warning: today’s episode contains language that some viewers might find upsetting and that may not be viewable in all settings.

We’ve talking about how language works and how powerful it can be. Sometimes, that power can be harmful. Today, Hank explains the use/mention distinction, the difference between dirty words and hate speech, as well as thick concepts and metaphorical identification.

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