The Gospel Of Luke weighs in with another view of Love's centrality: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+6%3A+24-38&version=MSG I have used a recent translation of Luke called "The Message." Translator Eugene H. Peterson made it his goal to be "true to the spirit" of the original Greek text in order to avoid the pitfall of being lulled into "sleepy misunderstanding" by words we've heard a thousand times in the grandiloquent rendering of King James.
Lakoff is also well known for his investigation of "language control" and how "the terms of debate" -- and those who control "the terms" -- determine the "winning view" in political arguments. Here is an informative interview about "language control": https://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2003/10/27_lakoff.shtml
I invite you to watch John Oliver's epistemologically astute analysis of how "language control" and "establishing the terms of debate" are well-suited to the simple-minded manhandling of factual truth that characterizes America's "conservative" psyche.
John Oliver's Formidable Ability To Think Shreds Sean Hannity. (Most Gringos Can't Or Won't Think)
"Where love rules, there is no will to power,
and where power predominates, love is lacking.
The one is the shadow of the other."
Republican presidential candidate, Pat Buchanan, the living American who has served longest as a White House senior staff adviser, observed: “The Republican philosophy might be summarized thus: To hell with principle; what matters is power, and that we have it, and that they do not.” “Where the Right Went Wrong"
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Devout Christian, Blaise Pascal