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The Power of Words (?) (6:09)

Cool Hand Luke, V for Vendetta, Life of Brian (2006)

Words and Meaning (6:43)

from Talking Sense, Irving J. Lee (1952)

Knowing Words vs. Knowing (1:00)

from The Best Mind Since Einstein, Richard Feynman ()

Facts vs. Inferences (:48)

from Talking Sense, Irving J. Lee (1952)

on Similarities (2:19)

from Talking Sense, Irving J. Lee (1952)

on Differences (4:59)

from Talking Sense, Irving J. Lee (1952)

Unintentional Offense (2:40)

Independent Lens: The Paper (2008)

Torture vs. Enhanced Interrogation (4:02)

from The Daily Show, Jon Stewart and John Oliver (2006)

Where is the Penny? (2:57)

from Talking Sense, Irving J. Lee (1952)

Tyranny of Categories (5:34)

The Weather Channel coverage of Hurricane Ike (2008)

Politcal Words Matter (12:43)

A Compilation of Instructive Examples (2008)

Etymology of the F Word (1:38)

from F*CK: The Documentary (2005)

Etymology of the N Word (3:39)

from The N Word: United We Stand (1958)

on Context, George Carlin (2:03)

from Doin’ It Again: George Carlin (1990)

on Context, Chris Rock (5:09)

from Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger (2008)

Flipping the Bird: 4 Views (7:59)

A Compilation of Perspectives

Facts vs. Inferences – So What? (2:07)

from Talking Sense, Irving J. Lee (1952)