Which of the following involves a) emotionally charged language; b) a euphemism; c) ambiguity; d) vagueness? Explain how.
• Is there any doubt that we must build bulwarks against the rising tide of this numbing junk culture before we are swept away by the rapacious materialism, jingoistic and win-at-all-costs idolatry that has gored the hearts of our southern neighbours.
• The executive was let go from his position. The company freed his future.
• There are problems with soccer in Russia. The president is going to fix the matches.
• There’s no reason to try to cultivate independent thinking in students. Independent thinking would have to start human knowledge again from scratch, and what would be the point of that?