Reminder: Tone policing is bad.
You don't get to dismiss someone's argument merely because they fucking used a word, phrase, or tone of voice that you do not like. (see?)
Yes, obviously there are limits. But generally, if a person seems rude to you, try thinking why that is so. Are they perhaps the less-privileged party, frustrated because they are not being listened to?
Yes, subtoot. But also useful in general.
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