A Thought

I know I'm like some kind of suede-elbowed professor of obviousology over here, but I nonetheless feel obliged to point out that the people mounting the most vociferous defenses of violent language and imagery, and the people most dismissively chortling at the alleged absurdity of the suggestion that ubiquitous use of ideology-driven violent metaphors contributes to a culture of violence in which violent acts are more likely to be seen as viable solutions to political problems—who, in many cases, are the same people—are also generally among the most privileged members of this society and thus the least likely to be victims of violence.

And I don't believe that's a coincidence.

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