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Coffee Talk photo by Josie Camarillo

Coffee Talk: The Desensitization of Language

In April, At Indaba Coffee, Coffee Talk focused on the desensitization of language. Below are related posts.

April_Coffeetalk“Our relationship to language is changing”

In a perfect world, we’d all understand each other. We’d all know exactly the meaning and context of every sentence, and it would always be the same — across cultures, times, languages — fixed on the pursuit of verifiable truth.

“Words can have immense power”

Words have power over us.

“Not enough words for God”

I don’t know if other languages have the same problems describing the almighty, but English simply does not have enough words.

“Why I think before I speak”

What words are off limits in my vocabulary and why?

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