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Old 06-16-2013, 05:36 PM
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Originally Posted by london View Post
Maybe I have trouble seeing the offensive slander in it because I actually really like vanilla as a flavour and as a scent.
The ability to understand how words can infer negative value judgements requires the ability to empathize with others. Your own personal 'take' on a word is not relevant to understanding that it is perceived as coming with a negative value judgement by others.
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