How exactly is it narcissitic to care about the impact of my words and actions on other people and to require that you do the same? I haven’t said that you are responsible for other people’s actions or intentions. You’re projecting, bud. I’ve not said anything remotely like that.

What I said is that you can have good or neutral intentions and still end up doing bad things that hurt other people. Until you can disprove that theory with something other than an emotional swing at me, I will continue to hold and support that position.

Edit: Here’s a quote from the piece: The point of this is not that some people are more culpable of perpetuating unconsciously held beliefs or being run by their wounds than others — it’s that anyone who hurts someone else cannot hide behind the notion that if they didn’t intend to be harmful, that it somehow doesn’t count.

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