Can we stop using derogatory terms?
Speaking the truth without disrespect. Is it possible to use terms that do not evoke negative knee jerk reactions? Why is it that once someone uses the one-word-show-stoppers like “racist, Nazi, anti-Semite” all rational discussion becomes thwarted?
By design these techniques are meant to dislodge any true advancement of logical and effective debate and potential resistance.
If we start and continue to use derogatory terms when describing our adversaries, we are actually limiting our effectiveness and ability to make any real change.
For example could one recognize what appears to be the overwhelming presence and hegemony of the dual citizens of Israel in our government? Could US citizens talk about this issue without thwarting real discussion with show-stoppers and derogatory terms.
The POTUS may not be able to consider this until he acknowledges his shortcomings. Such as his view of 911 and the potential influence it has on his immigration policy.
Since there are various sources that have implicated that the Muslims were dancing in the streets and the Israelis were high five-ing while documenting the event, getting arrested with a van full of explosives and missing that day at their Twin Towers offices en masse, etc. shouldn’t we all reconsider our thoughts on the most recent changes to immigration policy.
Can we talk about these concerns without attacks, one-word show-stoppers and derogatory terms?
Excuse me Mr. President shouldn’t we be banning both religions from entering the US? This question may never be asked but how would you respond, what terms would you use to convey your position?Read more "Derogatory terms"