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Word of the week - emotion

word of the week emotion hate speech
Emotion is an "instinctive ... feeling as distinguished from reasoning or knowledge" and is therefore subjective: Oxford English Dictionary (online). Therefore, a test predicated on a vague emotion makes subjective application inevitable.

Whatcott v. Saskatchewan Human Rights Tribunal (2013)
2013 CarswellSask 74 (S.C.C.) at para. 37
37 Rothstein J.
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