Recent Reads: Metaphors, Architectures of Conflict, and Forever Wars

Since leaving the day job to focus on research and writing, I've been nose-deep in readings of one kind or another, and thoroughly enjoying the experience. Some recent reads that are worth your time: ____________________________________________________________________ Metaphors We Live By. Illuminating, but infuriatingly limiting. This classic from Berkeley cognitive linguist and Democratic party framing guru George Lakoff (along … Continue reading Recent Reads: Metaphors, Architectures of Conflict, and Forever Wars

Omnivore 13/01/2010

AQ Has a New Strategy, Obama Needs One Too //  Bruce Hoffman/WaPo Terror On Campus // Rob Dover/KoW Military Justice and the Fear Game // Scott Horton/Harper's Magazine Afghan Recovery Report: Afghan Journalists Under Fire // Institute for War & Peace Reporting Exploring the Megastructure: Smugglers' Caves // Geoff Manaugh/BLDGBLOG I'm going to be heads … Continue reading Omnivore 13/01/2010