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--- On Mon, 11/17/08, deinx nxtxr <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> > [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of steve
> rice
> 
> > I can't comprehend the idea of an "evil"
> language right off, 
> > though perhaps from a Whorfian standpoint, a
> language's 
> > semantics could steer users in one direction or the
> other. I 
> > doubt it would work.
> 
> I can comprehend an evil language.  It's the one
> that's being
> created by the Politically Correct to atry to lter
> people's thinking
> in a manner that suits their needs.  Not too far from what
> Newspeak
> was supposed to do.

That's roughly what I meant and expanded on in my response to Rex. But PC incursions aren't a complete language; they're more of a code or (more bluntly and accurately) a lexical parasite on regular language.

Steve