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Ideas: Cant Category and Language

ideas: This creates a false dissociation between language on the one hand, and ideas, feelings and beliefs on the other, according to Rabble. There is the implication that the views themselves will be rendered acceptable if only the correct language is chosen a merely technical solution to moral or political offensiveness. In UK and US political discourse, it is customary now to hear the most poisonous views labelled as inappropriate uses of language, whether by their accusers or, in apologia, by their perpetrators. Behind this new cant category of misspeech then, the source and nature of poisonous ideas can remain unconsidered. In the coming months, political discourse in the UK will be infiltrated by more instances of hatred, more or less insidious, from the expected sources. Language is not just a set of tools; words express what people think and feel. ( As reported in the news.