by John Mark

Leftist/feminine language: “We (often assuming there exists a ‘we’ when in reality there is no unity) should do X.” Often there is no “because”, and if there is, it is “because feelings/emotion/short-term niceness/tolerance/pain relief.” The “because” virtually never includes a full accounting of costs.

Right-wing/masculine language: “We (our unified group, or groups with a common incentive) must not do X even though not doing X places some limits on some people, because if we do X, bad things will happen (full accounting of costs).”

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