1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin prōvocātiōn- (stem of prōvocātiō) a calling forth, equivalent to prōvocāt (us) (past participle of prōvocāre to provoke; see -ate1) + -iōn- -ion
1. the act of provoking.
2. something that incites, instigates, angers, or irritates.
3. Criminal Law. words or conduct leading to killing in hot passion and without deliberation.
4. a means of arousing or stirring to action
January 2015 - Paris massacre/We are Charlie... Invisibilia podcast... Terrorists and drone attacks
February 2015 -
We will post here anything that prompts us to wonder, to think, to consider, to question and perhaps even to include in our writing.