Clichés That Kill

If we’re all thinking the same things and using the same uninspired and unexamined language, then no one is thinking at all — and that’s dangerous.

Photo by Michael Hardy on Unsplash

Recently I began listening to the world through a filter I was calling originality, but it took a bad turn: originality was hard to come by in normal, even serious, conversation. Instead I heard clichés used far more frequently than I would have expected, and I began to cringe at the…

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Donn K. Harris

Donn K. Harris

CA Arts Council Chair 2015-18; led Ruth Asawa and Oakland Schools of the Arts, 2001–16; USAF vet; father of 2; PARADIGM SHIFTER, TRUTH SEEKER