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We are told not to live in fear. But we implant the suffix phobic to implant fear that is not there. Let me explain. Sometimes a person in our culture is labeled transphobic, homophobic, or Islamophobic. Words such as these label the person not the person’s belief. Saying that I “fear” people whose identity, sexuality, […]

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