Remember the glossary that describes what "that Friend speaks my mind" or "that name would not have occured to me"? I'm not suggesting that these phrases didn't once have value, or aren't sometimes accurate. However, after observing and participating in some social media discussions, I'm suggesting that they may have taken on an aggressive intent that belies their seemingly modest appearance.

"You're not aware of your privilege" = You're racist/sexist/misogynist/oppressive/anti-poor/imperialistic - add/delete as needed.

"You're not inclusive" = F**k you. I'm not going to talk to you any more. Often used against Christians among Liberal Quakers.

 

What additions would y'all add from your perusals of Quaker interactions on social media?

Susanne

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