Bullying

“...being firm, or even being visionary, can cross over into being a bully”

"A man may be a good preacher, and may be good in a variety of pastoral situations, but the key issue here is 'How does he handle disagreement with his vision or viewpoint, or how does he handle people when they aren’t where he would like them to be?'" - C.Leaders

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“‘Bulverism’; that is, finding in someone’s social location or other interests a hidden motivation that supposedly invalidates all their reasoning.”

"Bulverism, in all my experience, is never satisfied. Those who resort to it have never given me any evidence that they think their opponents can be won over, only derided, defeated, and destroyed. In fact, resorting to Bulverism is itself a declaration that efforts at persuasion have been judged useless or unnecessary. Rhetorical bludgeoning is the only tool left." - Mark Ward: Answering Moe the Internet Bully

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