I enjoy using the occasional curse word when I speak, and I tend to use them frequently when I speak of something that I am passionate about, argue for something, or try to ease frustration. Some may think that swearing is a new, crude, and unintelligent aspect of today’s society. However, the truth behind swearing may come to a surprise. Natalie Angier’s “Almost Before We Spoke, We Swore” reveals some of the science, history and psychology behind why humans swear and where swearing came from. In the U.S. today, the Senate sees obscenities as a new-found virtual pandemic that must be brought to a stop or, at the very least restricted.
Profanity is a social adhesive that joins all men equally by the same circumstance and tongue. It would be disadvantageous of the school board to go to such great lengths to censor a story that exemplifies profanity not just as ‘dirty words’, but as a relatively untapped portion of the english
We are able to portray ourselves as the monster, letting us have some sort of psychic relief. Klosterman gives an example with horror as to how our society is turning. He believes we are becoming just like zombies doing the same repetitive stuff. Our society has become so attached to their electronics, social media accounts, and technology that we have become so unaware of our surroundings. We don 't seem to ever get a break from the internet, that 's why we don’t even realize that it is destroying us.
In most cases, probably not. However, that does not stop some people from getting upset by the comments which is another reason why one should not use it often. If someone is thick skinned, like myself, he or she could take the brunt of sarcastic jokes all day and still think they are hilarious. It seems that most people who enjoy sarcasm are the ones that can laugh at
People are bigger than their flaws, and no one should be limited to their appearance. I believe that the power of makeup is much deeper than a layer on our skin, it is the self expression and creativity that empowers self-love. When a woman is able to boldly outline her lips and fill them with the color of her desire, she is reflecting the passion that fills her personality. Makeup is not to be used to conceal the insecurities that everyone is affected by, it is to be used to overcome self-doubt. However, it seems that with use of makeup, judgement from society ensues.
Her essay also relates to me because I understand that different words have different meanings. When I hang out with my friends we use words the incorrect way almost all of the time, but we do understand that we are not using them correctly and choose not to be offended. For other people though it is easy for them to get offended because they are not sure which context you’re using the words in and can mistake you for harassing them. This is why we have a sort of filter in our minds to not say these words to people we are not closely associated
[When speaker] is forced to use a metaphorical language, an analogy with something ordinary that the hearer will understand. Now the speaker must the arduous task of translating from a foreign language’’. ‘’ But suicides have a special language’’ and the people having suicidal tendencies are unable to fully comprehend its essence. Our day to day language has not that much capacity to express the desire of suicide fully. Therefore, Sexton uses various analogies and metaphors suggesting that the discourse of suicide cannot be articulated in ordinary language.
It is oblivious that most of us fail to realise the power of words when it comes to hurting people. We tend to think that words that are jokes to us have no effects on the party which accepts those words. In fact, what we say might be a sword which makes a person flounder and struggle. Today I say to you that with such occurrence disturbing the society, we can never enjoy peace and serenity. So, now it is the time we work hand in hand together to eliminate cyber bullying issue which has shown an increasing trend over the years.