Category Archives: Advocacy

IT’S NOT WHAT YOU SAY, BUT HOW YOU SAY IT THAT COUNTS

I assume many of you have noted the significance of words used by the politicians in describing the impeachment proceedings that has continuously been in the news. My friend, Rhode Island attorney Mark Mandell has written and lectured on the … Continue reading

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THE ILLUSORY TRUTH EFFECT

The Illusory Truth Effect is a principal of psychology regarding the fact that when something is repeated often enough, people will believe it’s true even if it is untrue. The Illusory Truth Effect was first identified in 1977 by scientists … Continue reading

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GEORGE CARLIN’S “SEVEN DIRTY WORDS” & JUDGES BANNING THE USE OF SPECIFIC WORDS IN TRIAL

During one of Comedian Lenny Bruce’s performances in 1966 he was arrested for saying words which were deemed public profanity. They included words like “ass, piss, shit, and balls” In 1972 George Carlin released an album entitled Class Clown which … Continue reading

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