August 17, 2020

Pushy Prattlers Or How Form Can Be Dangerous When Content Is Ignored

"Does it have to get you to the point when a speaker only needs to call out certain words to you -- like 'Germany', or 'national' -- to hear your applause and cheers? Should every pushy prattler be able to win you over just by adopting the right vocabulary? 

When I gaze at the shining valleys of our Fatherland, I only hope the day will never come when warmongering hordes rage through them. And what's more, that the day will never come when we are compelled to carry war into the valleys of another nation."
Gustav Wynekens, October 1913

Exersteine Lake mirroring stones - photo by A Different Perspective

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