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  • n. Plural form of philia.

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Examples

  • Rather, it has claimed that Rep. Alcee Hastings has "agreed and admitted" (as stated in a May 9 column by Janet Porter) that such "paraphilas" are covered by stating on the House floor: "This bill addresses our resolve to end violence based on prejudice and to guarantee that all Americans regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability or all of these 'philias' and fetishes and 'ism's' that were put forward need not live in fear because of who they are."

    Terry Krepel: Right-Wing Media Lies About the Hate-Crimes Bill

  • * [6615] Philōn men ontōn, ouden dei dikaiosunēs; dikaioi de ontes prosdeontai philias.

    Of Communion with God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost

  • * [2991] Philōn men ontōn, ouden dei dikaiosunēs; dikaioi de ontes prosdeontai philias.

    Of Communion with God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost

  • Philōn men ontōn, ouden dei dikaiosunēs; dikaioi de ontes prosdeontai philias. —

    Of Communion with God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost

  • Also, Alcee Hastings, the second-most senior member on the rules committee, read through a list of 30 different paraphilias, and he said, "I think all philias whatsoever are protected under this law."

    Media Matters for America - Limbaugh Wire

  • And if we are to include "these philias, and fetishes, and isms" then aren't we essentially legalizing mental disorders and making them untouchable and essentially unable to be treated by medicine?

    RedState

  • Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) even read a partial list of paraphilias from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, including pedophilia, and declared that "all of these philias and fetishes and isms that were put forward - need not live in fear because of who they are."

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  • And if we are to include “these philias, and fetishes, and isms” then aren’t we essentially legalizing mental disorders and making them untouchable and essentially unable to be treated by medicine?

    Alcee Hastings: Blind to the Ultimate Logic of His Own Policies - Warner_Todd_Huston’s blog - RedState

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