The Human Action Podcast

Words as Weapons

Human Action Podcast
Jeff Deist Robert P. Murphy

Criticisms of hapless Senate candidate John Fetterman are labeled “ableist,” while Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter is deemed fascist. Jeff and Bob take a hard look at the linguistic battlefield and the corruption of language as an institution. 

Jeff’s paper on language, ”Evolution or Corruption?”:
George Orwell’s essay “Politics and the English Language”:
Ken Smith’s Junk
Bryan Caplan on “Privilege”: