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Old 11-29-2017, 07:38 PM   #21 (permalink)
Sparrow
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Originally Posted by kaligula View Post
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I'm trying to counter thought-terminating clichés. An explanation of a phenomenon should be parsimonious, predictive, precise, accurate and have explanatory power within a defined range.

Saying "racism", or similar isn't good enough unless these factors can be quantified and compared with other factors.
i applaud your efforts to be thorough, buuuuuuuut i'm a boil it down and stuff it in a metaphor kind of gal. it's hard sometimes to talk through style differences. *hugs*hearts*
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