Thread: Sealioning
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Old 10-20-2019, 09:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Kobal2 View Post
Gaslighting involves trying to convince someone that something which is not true is in fact true. It's literally the opposite of what I'm doing, which is trying to correct your dogged, wilful state of being factually wrong.

You've been given numerous cites and links to formal definitions of the word besides and beyond the comic itself. You've been given examples of actual sealioning in the world. We've all told you that's what we meant by the word when we use it. And yet you keep insisting that no, no, you have the one real understanding of it and it's the entire rest of the world that's mistaken. That's not how language works.

How the fuck are you not seeing what he’s doing? It is right there in the title of the thread.