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Semantic traps: why vague words are risky

Semantic traps

Semantic traps

These are ambiguous words used to stir a discussion to a certain direction and to influence people’s judgments. These words don’t have a specific meaning and overall are words that are systemically misleading.

Whenever we talk, we should always be mindful of the words we choose to speak. What we say holds the capability of swaying people's judgements and thoughts.

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