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Re: Commons:Deletion requests/Laminate
European Union definition
|“||Antisemitism is a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews. Rhetorical and physical manifestations of antisemitism are directed toward Jewish or non-Jewish individuals and/or their property, toward Jewish community institutions and religious facilities.||”|
—European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 
Calling it a hoax can be construed an attack or insensitivity by people who have suffered, directly or indirectly, from antisemtism, even if you certainly didn't mean it as such :(. Thank you for understanding. -- Avi (talk) 05:30, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
- While I'm here, do you think you could come up with a 'sensitive' alternative that still expresses precisely my opinion about the draft? I you do, I'll gladly use it. I don't think that's possible, but I may not be entirely objective here. ;) Paradoctor (talk) 17:37, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
I'm sorry if you feel that I am attacking you, that is not the case. My original intention was to 1) explain the vehemence of MBZ1's reactions and 2) to try and point to the official EU documentation as opposed to an advocacy website. Continuing, I was merely pointing out more recent data for you. I'm not certain why you are so defensive, but, at least from my perspective, you shouldn't be. Sorry. -- Avi (talk) 17:08, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
- "attacking": Avi, you really need to be more rude, at least to me. I have no idea why you think that I think you attacked me. There is no problem, nothing to apologize for. Least of all for expressing your opinions.
- "vehemence": If you check up her talkpage's history, you'll see that we had a rather pleasant exchange yesterday. Besides, while I do try to understand the people I'm with, it usually influences my arguments only in matters of tactics, and tactics is something I try to avoid.
- "defensive": Avi, we two see me in totally different lights. I think I'm argumentative, occasionally bordering on "overly combative".
- Regards, Paradoctor (talk) 17:32, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
In that case, I'm glad. As I said, there is enough bad feeling running around that I do not want to be the cause of any more. Thanks for clearing that up. Oh, and I don't intend to be more rude to you or anyone -- Avi (talk) 17:37, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
- I'm only amazed that with all the energy spent on debating the issue, so little of it went into research facts. I admit I spent several hours reading ~150 pages, but that doesn't seem to be much in comparison to the manhours already spent on this controversy. Ah well, whatever the reasons, you're welcome. :) Paradoctor (talk) 16:55, 8 January 2010 (UTC)
I've marked your user account to have the autopatrolled user right. If you want to have the "patroller" one instead (useful if you actually want to do edit patrolling), let me know and I can fix it. Killiondude (talk) 22:37, 16 March 2010 (UTC)
- Wow, fast work. And thanks for the offer, but I spend too much time on WMF already. ;) Paradoctor (talk) 22:56, 16 March 2010 (UTC)
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