Category Archives: George Lakoff

Trump’s Dangerous Metaphor: A Podcast with George Lakoff

By Ken Feltman In June, 2016, I spoke to a group of chief executives and other senior officers from 129 of the largest public companies in the U.S. and Canada. My assigned topic was “What Kind of President Would Each … Continue reading

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The President Is The Nation: The Central Metaphor Trump Lives By

By Dr. George Lakoff Patriotism is about serving the nation, not the President. We know from neuroscience that most thought is unconscious, carried out by neural circuitry. In Metaphors We Live By, Mark Johnson and I showed that much of … Continue reading

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Podcast with Dr. George Lakoff: The Brain’s Politics: How Campaigns Are Framed and Why

Everything we learn, know and understand is physical—a matter of brain circuitry. This basic fact has deep implications for how politics is understood, how campaigns are framed, why conservatives and progressives talk past each other, and why progressives have more … Continue reading

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Democratic Strategies Lost Big. Here’s Why and How to Fix It.

by Dr. George Lakoff It is time to shine a light on the perpetually losing strategies used by Democrats, and particularly on the Democratic infrastructure that promotes those strategies. I am asking whether the old strategies can be separated from … Continue reading

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