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- v. Present participle of equate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the act of regarding as equal.
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- n. the act of regarding as equal
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As O'Reilly rhetorically argued after the contretemps on The View last week, "Were we attacked by Japanese 'extremists' [at Pearl Harbor]?", again equating an attack by branch of al Qaeda with an attack by a sovereign government and country.
We perhaps could have a discussion about the logical leap involved in equating stoicism and naziism, but surely not in this forum.
Of course, Njorl, your fallacy lies in equating an action today which threatens a pension payment not due for decades as being a run of the mill default on a genuine debt obligation to a large class of voters.
- G20 climate camp pitching a tent on Bishopsgate, uhuh, it is Tilly again equating climate change with the Holocaust.
Where you go wrong is in equating the “nudge” of a Burger King ad with the “nudge” of a mandatory college P.E. class.
He then writes and thinks like the worst of the trolls here in equating some possibility with “wishful thinking.”
The OP was right in equating this to Hayao's slightly less adult (if that's fair to say about a Miyazaki movie) movies like "My Neighbor Totoro" and "Kiki's Delivery Service."
Douthat is extraordinarily facile in equating (?) seeing a prostitute and having an actual affair.
There is something almost ahistorical and, I would say, ironically non-Zionist in equating the situation of the Jewish people today with that of 1938.
The Democrats are not alone in equating energy policy with national security.