thread: 2005-05-16 : Violence

On 2005-05-18, JasonL wrote:

Ninja & Ben:

Now that is weird.  From my work furnished wintel plug-n-pray machine, at the site, I DON’T get the AH definition.

When I originally went out to search - it was in response to Ben’s post.  I really didn’t know what the definition was, so I wanted to see for myself.

Given the AH definition, then we’re in agreement that if violence=“abusive use of force” rather than the less pejorative meaning from the Princeton definition, I see your confusion.

I wasn’t trying to enter the realm of jargon - I was trying to say that we should functionalize our definitions of violence before continuing.

And yeah, it’s good that nobody’s been called a Nazi yet.


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