[ExI] need a new word/suffix
danust2012 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 09:49:35 UTC 2016
On Jan 12, 2016, at 12:49 AM, Brian Manning Delaney <listsb at infinitefaculty.org> wrote:
>> El 2015-12-12 a las 22:35, William Flynn Wallace escribió:
>> I have looked into it a bit and there is no good suffix for 'hate'. And
>> we do need one.
> The problem is that one would run into an overwhelming PC Police response in any attempt to create new words that separate hatred from fear, since the prevailing view is that all fear of Others is, at bottom, hatred (also, and originally of course, though less relevant these days: all hatred is fear -- indeed, a pathological fear).
Are you sure that's the origin of the -phobia suffix use here?
> A parallel problem: trying to distinguish between "anti-immigration" and "anti–illegal immigration".
While one can make such a distinction, it seems arbitrary from my view.
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