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Steve3007 wrote:Who is "trading their morality"?
I expect some women were quite happy to trade sex for an immediate career boost. If both parties agree to the deal then I see no wrong doing.
trumped-up rape charges against them
Steve3007 wrote:Greta:trumped-up rape charges against them
Assange? I don't know much about the details of the case, but do you really think it was trumped up for political reasons because of Wikileaks?
-- Updated Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:18 pm to add the following --
The name I most associate with the expression "Speak truth to power" is Marie Colvin, the journalist who was (the evidence strongly suggests) killed by the Syrian armed forces while reporting from Homs.
theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/feb/ ... peak-truth
Burning ghost wrote:Of course it's not that simple. It can work both ways with the "victim" actually being the one accused. What I was trying to point out was that those not willing to sleep with person X suffer a disadvantage, and that if this kind of thing is known to happen then it is unprofessional. Of course it is hard to prove that person Y slept with person X to get a promotion though, and I doubt that this is limited to sexual exchanges.
If someone is threatening then you can prosecute them.
I've never heard that term before. I guess many people do feel over powered by certain situations.
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