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On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 2:48 PM, Rich Pieri <richard.pieri at> wrote:
> On 3/15/2016 12:39 PM, Gordon Marx wrote:
>> That's not what suppression means, Rich, and if you don't know it,
>> you're doing a pretty good job of insulating yourself from the outside
>> world.
> Please enlighten me because I thought suppress meant to curtail, to stop
> activities, to do away with, to subdue, to withhold from publication and
> so forth.
> On 3/15/2016 12:50 PM, Edward Ned Harvey (blu) wrote:
>> then Person C says to Person A, "you're being oppressive," it doesn't
>> then make Person C the oppressor.)
> It makes C an oppressor, too. C is trying to apply social pressure to A
> with the goal of curtailing A's speech. That's oppression. Whether or
> not A is wrong for saying it is orthogonal to C being wrong for trying
> to suppress it.
> --
> Rich P.
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