Language Intelligence http://wlrn.org en Language Intelligence: Lessons on Persuasion http://wlrn.org/post/language-intelligence-lessons-persuasion <p></p><p>10/17/12 - Wednesday's <strong>Topical Currents</strong>&nbsp;is with author, blogger and physicist <a href="http://www.americanprogress.org/about/staff/romm-joseph/bio/">Joseph Romm</a>. &nbsp;He’s written the book,&nbsp;<a href="http://amzn.to/RyRcLn"><em>LANGUAGE INTELLIGENCE</em></a>, which examines how the correct use of rhetoric has influenced world history. &nbsp;Take the language of the Bible, Shakespeare, Lincoln, Twain or Churchill:&nbsp; simplicity and use of metaphors make them exceedingly powerful. &nbsp;Which Presidential candidate is the better orator?</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Paul Leary 3016 at http://wlrn.org Language Intelligence: Lessons on Persuasion