Browsing All posts tagged under »coercion«

On the Coercions of Our Species: I Say, Tomato; You Say, Hate Crime.

January 30, 2012

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All of us, at some point growing up, are coerced by our parents. All parents must coerce their children from time to time, but, from the perspective of the child, the coercion will often seem harmful. All of us will also, at some point, be bullied in our lives and, again, for many of us, […]

Making Sense of Political Debate

November 26, 2008

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Humans love to name things. From an early age, we leave our mark on the world, attempt to control it, and even demonstrate our allegiance to others by naming and agreeing to be named. Unfortunately, names aren’t the powerful tools we sometimes imagine them to be. To name a thing does not give us control […]

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