Who needs to rethink speech?

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It’s easy to assume the false beliefs that Rethink Speech seeks to redress belong to ‘uneducated others’, but here’s the alarming thing: the more educated you are, the more likely you are to have very confident but very wrong beliefs about the nature of speech and how it works. Even if you have studied phonetics and learned that ‘common knowledge’ is inaccurate, you likely still have false beliefs about speech!