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Old January 4, 2013, 09:54 AM   #73
zukiphile
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Originally Posted by Glenda E Meyer
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It is not that you shouldn't use it as it perjorative but it makes no technical sense.

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So continue to use these as it is a way to feel better about yourself but it is useless in the real battle about the RKBA.
What if the term is not offered in a technical sense, not psychiatric argot, but a succinct description of an irrational fear?

I don't know whether the term is used to make users feel better about themselves, but the prior political use of a phobic description was certainly used to stigmatize and embarrass political adversaries. It appears to have been politically successful.
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