Season 2. Episode 1 – Fact, Fiction or Just Hyperbole – Cairn’s Rock Pile Podcast

Our world is saturated with messages, what we hear, see, and read. Individuals use words to communicate and are chosen for a reason. Language is employed purposefully and not by accident. In evaluating those messages, we need to ask what and why. Join us in our discussion. 

Definitions, Citations, and Episode Notes.

Fearmongering – Defined

Hyperbole – Defined

Gaslighting – Defined

See the 1944 movie Gaslight with Charles Boyer and Ingrid Burgman where this term originated. 

Rev. Nathaniel Bartlett in Grumman, William Edgar. The Revolutionary Soldiers of Redding, Connecticut, and the Record of their Services. Internet Archive, September 2, 2022


(The following are resources – Oma and I do not receive compensation for recommending this information.)

You can find the titles mentioned in this Episode at (used) or Amazon (new and used). Or at your local library or used bookstore. You may also enjoy the movie adaptation of these titles as well.

Orwell, George. Animal Farm. New York: Signet Classics. 1996.

Orwell, George. 1984. New York: Signet Classic, 1961.

Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2013.

Reptilian Theory in Litigation (I have worked with this firm on both sides of the aisle).

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