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A bright September display

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From the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center on September 8th comes this vibrant display of partidge peas (Chamaecrista fasciculata) and blazing stars (Liatris punctata var. mucronata). Here’s a much closer view that reveals how much red lies at the heart of a partridge pea flower:



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School activists employ an array of new words and phrases to describe their beliefs and goals. If you hear many of these phrases and can’t figure out what they mean, that’s because it’s by design. This vocabulary is intended to mislead – to make harmful and extreme ideas sound admirable and to conceal meaning through ambiguity.

That’s the introduction to the article “Understanding Woke Jargon” on the website of Parents Defending Education. In addition to the text that follows that introduction, the article embeds a set of videos, each only about a minute long and each automatically proceeding to the next one, in which Peter Boghossian explains the actual meaning of various woke terms.


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Written by Steve Schwartzman

September 16, 2022 at 4:30 AM

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