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Weiss's chapter on "evocative emphatics" is one of the most original parts of his book: emphatics that evoke rather than compel change.
Evil is "an emphatic that is expressed by one who seeks to destroy what should be preserved or enhanced" (p.
theirs is the only language that contains the emphatic d sound, and thus