Posted: Apr 22, 2017 9:16 am
by Thomas Eshuis
Scot Dutchy wrote:Is that what cherry picking is called these days? Conlating? Sorry conflating?

Gun control organizations are known to exaggerate, confuse, conflate and misrepresent the facts.
Most importantly, these theories conflate between different senses of "action" and between different senses of "reason".
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It is both ignorant and dangerous to conflate immigration policy, the basis for these recent accusations, with racism and disables frank and open dialogue on this very important topic.

To cause confusion? Well the bible does that all the time.

(free dictionary)

Conflation means you're treating one thing as another thing that aren't the same.
IE in this case; cherry-picking means ignoring bits of a text.
What you and Penny are talking about is (re)interpeting texts and calling that cherry-picking, which it isn't.