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Word of the Day — April 5, 2012

April 5, 2012 - Scott Viau
Visceral — VIS-er-ul — emotional, instinctive, deep-down

Example: "E.O. Wilson's article in Newsweek on why people clan together explains that 'Everyone, no exception, must have a tribe — an alliance with which to jockey for power and territory, to demonize the 'enemy,' to organized rallies and raise flags, and so it has ever been. In ancient history and prehistory, tribes gave visceral comfort and pride from familiar fellowship ...'"

 
 

 

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