Thursday, March 4, 2021
March 4, 2021

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Letter: Use peaceful words


There are words that are misused in the media: first “protesters.” That word should be restricted to nonviolent activities. If there is violence we have other words: rioters, saboteurs, mobsters, thugs, insurgents, etc.

“Law and order” would be more enlightened as “safety and justice.”

“Police force” could be “police services.”

“Armed forces” should always be “armed services.”

Our words make a difference in our thinking. Maybe we can use peaceful words and slowly become a more peaceful society.

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