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Response to ismnotwasm (Reply #4)

Thu Oct 24, 2013, 07:10 PM

5. It's not that they don't understand

 

It's that they don't WANT to understand, and are more interested in shutting down dissident voices than they are in examining issues critically or with any sense of empathy.

Willful misunderstanding/ignorance is a tool, a defense mechanism used by those who identify with power and authority to shut down critics of the system.

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