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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of thingify.
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Pornography “thingifies” the bodies of the actors, thus objectifying the persons themselves in the mind of the viewer.
Cohen makes the same mistake as others he criticizes: he thingifies value into dollars, which only circulate in the market as the result of state grants of property rights.
This recognition asks us to reject any action that treats anyone as an object, any gesture that thingifies human beings.