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make into a demon


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We must resolve that, in our determination to protect our nation, we will not stigmatize or demonize entire communities because of the actions of a few.
It calls on people to display respect for those with whom they disagree; to debate issues, not demonize opponents; to stop misrepresenting opponents' views; and to stop circulating e-mail messages that "demonize or humiliate persons or groups.
O'Dwyer wrote in his June 30 issue: "PRSA has been trying to demonize me since the mid-1980's with about as much success as its accreditation program.
But it is another matter when people demonize others in the interest of their own position, turning two sides of the same coin into a false choice between mutually exclusive alternatives.
Beyond that point, any differences - real or invented - can be used to exaggerate the alleged worth of one's own group and to demonize outsiders.
Evidence that Catholics for Choice seeks to demonize pro-life progressives, as I wrote in my column of June 23, is provided, yet again, in Mr.
In the context of that, we have come to be afraid of and demonize the other, forgetting that we are all children of the holy -- whatever we may call that, whether it is Buddha or Allah or Elohim or God or Jesus.
We have been proud leaders in the sexual revolution that started in the 1960s, and we have rejected attempts by conservatives to demonize that part of who we are.
For years, the group's clearly stacked voter guides were used to promote favored candidates and demonize others.
In truth, the deadly explosion enabled the president--with the invaluable help of the Establishment press--to skillfully exploit the tragedy to demonize critics of his policies as fellow-travelers with terrorists.
He says the poems "elevate and irritate, they inspire and depress, they mythologize and demonize.
This extraordinary attention to persons enabled Ted to humanize the staff relationships of the World Council of Churches; to be sensitive to the needs of outsiders in society such as aboriginal people in Canada and black South Africans and to refuse to label or demonize people who may have become polarized in a debate.