Annapolis grad and nuclear submarine commander, former President Jimmy Carter famously said, “The United States is the most warlike nation in the history of the world.” We don’t like to see ourselves cast in this light, but the truth is that America, more than any other nation on earth, is the great promoter of violence.
Because speech comes naturally, we don’t think about it much. But paying attention to what people say tells us a great deal about what is going on for them. Basically, we speak because we want something. We want the salt, we want to know the price, we need help with the kids. . . So, a good deal of ourRead more