A picture, they say is worth a thousand words. However, in today’s image saturated world, the words we use to describe ourselves and the things we hold dear paint very powerful pictures. These pictures become a barrier or tool in building a more inclusive society. This is why this ambitious project of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, will indeed provoke and inspire. This 6 Degrees Dictionary is starting with 12 words, the meanings of which are continually debated and misunderstood.
What do you think of these definitions?
What words would you see added to this dictionary and how would you define them?
Do you have examples of even better definitions of these concepts in languages other than English?