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Metaphors We Live By

How your brain uses metaphor to understand the world

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Brett Goldstein
@thatguybg · Corp Dev, Google
One of the most mind-blowing books I've ever read, hands-down. This book by George Lakoff, a renowned linguist, presents some groundbreaking thinking around conceptual metaphor theory. The central thesis is that there is no such thing as purely abstract thought, and that all thought is a metaphor for or derivative of metaphors some physical phenomenon. Whi… See more