communicating with police officers, narratives, discrimination

Zenaan Harkness zen at
Sun Jul 26 04:41:34 PDT 2020

On Sun, Jul 26, 2020 at 07:01:47AM -0400, Karl wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 25, 2020, 9:54 PM Zenaan Harkness <zen at> wrote:
> > Are you saying that there are no "bad apples" around?
> I am saying that "bad apples" is a disdainful opinion.  I note it also
> spreads disbelief in mediation to solve problems without violence.

Why are you saying that the phrase "bad apples" is _not_ appropriate to describe for example police who use excessive force or violence, or lawyers or news readers who lie?

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