[aur-general] About bullying in our community (Was: TU Application)

Daniel Capella polycitizen at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 16:53:50 UTC 2018

> *b. *to distort or twist the sense or intention of: the reporters did
violence to my speech.

Violent speech, at least of late, is more defined as inciting hate crimes
and actual violence. Perhaps we should use "cruel" here.

> In fact if you are repeatedly trying to complain about something that has
already been addressed, or cannot be changed, or is outside of the scope of
a conversation, then yeah I would agree that is whining.

> repeatedly trying to argue with him

repeatedly trying to defend himself and resolve the situation*

> Frankly reputation and standing do matter here. I have seen Eli be very
curt with people in the past and I am not surprised that people have taken
offense. But I haven't ever seen Eli do this without some justification,

> , then I am personally OK with that

As a professional environment, this is definitively not okay. Also see our

> bully -* 1. * A person who is habitually cruel or overbearing, especially
to smaller or weaker people.


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