To: DK Zimmerman
Please read my post again. I did not accuse him of calling me any of those things. What I object to is the way the terms Nazi and Taliban are thrown around. It may be hyperbole, but it's used far too frequently these days to shut down any kind of dissent. That is what I resent.
My other problem is that using this hyperbole is contradictory to his argument, despite mentions of the Salem witch trials earlier in the thread. You can not speak against prejudice in one breath and then tack the worst possible label on those who disagree in the next. It is hypocritical and intellectually dishonest.
Sorry Danno, how else am I to interpret "Don't make impassioned statements about 'inflamed prejudice' and then call those that disagree with you Nazis!"
Sure sounds like you accusing him of calling you one, but maybe that's just my perception.
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