George Lakoff Quotes

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    "We now know, from the latest research about neurons, that we are hard-wired for empathy. We're hard-wired for cooperation. That is something about what we are as people - what it means to be a human being. And what Barack Obama was addressing was not just race or just the nature of politics. The great speeches address who we are as people, what it means to be a human being."

    - George Lakoff,, added Dec 19, 2017

    George Lakoff

    • Born: May 24, 1941
    • Occupation: Linguist
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