on the other hand, it's definitely true that the language people use is one place among many that you can observe biases and ideologies reflected and reinforced
to take an example: when time is something that is "spent," "saved" and "wasted," the statement "time is money," needs little justification for most people
a person need only look at language policies in the colonies of european powers to see stark examples of how language can be a tool of control and domination. but americans don't want to read about residential schools, they want to read about how the commies are mind controlling their citizens by taking away their words.
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