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A tech company is affirming that automating certain decisions may not, in fact, be the smart thing to do — tacitly acknowledging that removing human agency can generate harm.
TWITTER MAY LET USERS CHOOSE HOW TO CROP IMAGE PREVIEWS AFTER BIAS SCRUTINYNATASHA LOMASOCTOBER 2, 2020TECHCRUNCH
As a scholar whose research focuses on the ethics of communication and as a yoga teacher, I’m interested in how people use rituals and rhetoric to affirm their interconnectedness with one another – and with the world.
WHY ‘NAMASTE’ HAS BECOME THE PERFECT PANDEMIC GREETINGLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 30, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
First, they needed to affirm that things were indeed quieter.
BIRD SONGS GOT SEXIER DURING THE COVID-19 SHUTDOWNULA CHROBAKSEPTEMBER 24, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
We believe that it’s every American’s responsibility to do what they can to affirm, safeguard, and advance the health of our democracy.
WHY CEOS MUST TAKE ACTION ON DEMOCRACY AND ELECTION INTEGRITY—AND HOW THEY CAN DO ITMATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 27, 2020FORTUNE
PFLAG envisions a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are affirmed, valued, and respected.
CINCINNATI – A BIG CITY WITH A SMALL TOWN FEELLGBTQ-EDITORAUGUST 17, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The conference provides a safe and affirming space, and gives attendees an opportunity to access needed legal and healthcare resources.
EQUALITY VIRGINIA’S ANNUAL TRANSGENDER SUMMIT TO PRIORITIZE RACIAL JUSTICEPHILIP VAN SLOOTENAUGUST 14, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
To fix on any one stage in such an evolution, detach it, affirm it, is to wrest a true scripture to its destruction.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
For my part, I scarcely know what to say; inasmuch as I do not care either to affirm or deny a thing of which I have no proof.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Some affirm that he wrote to please royalty, but if so why did he not condemn the custom to appease the wrath of a sapient king.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
In my opinion, the situation of Candy is most beautiful, but many affirm that it is too near the mountains, and lies in a pit.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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WORDS RELATED TO AFFIRM

  • advanced
  • affirmed
  • asserted
  • assumed
  • averred
  • estimated
  • guessed
  • hypothesized
  • posited
  • predicated
  • premised
  • presupposed
  • proposed
  • put forward
  • speculated
  • supposed
  • theorized
  • took for granted
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