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  •  Two different meanings of the word "support." (2+ / 0-)
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    geomoo, MixedContent

    It is certainly possible for someone to be supporting torture unintentionally, without knowing it. Making sure that they do know that they are supporting it, confronting their denial, is important.

    Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope... --RFK

    by expatjourno on Thu Feb 17, 2011 at 04:30:22 PM PST

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    •  Yes. (2+ / 0-)
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      expatjourno, MixedContent

      Then we are disagreeing on style.  I expect we are both interested in persuasion.  Perhaps we each have a role to play.

      Don't believe everything you think.

      by geomoo on Thu Feb 17, 2011 at 04:50:11 PM PST

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      •  Couldn't agree more! (1+ / 0-)
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        And I'm glad you do what you do.

        Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope... --RFK

        by expatjourno on Thu Feb 17, 2011 at 04:58:31 PM PST

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