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    #1

    "take other people seriously"?

    "If we take other people seriously and devote ourselves to them, that only multiplies the problem."
    Source: Key Philosophical Reading on the Big Questions


    1. to accept an explanation or something that someone says without discussing it or arguing about it
    2. to think about someone or something in a particular way
    http://www.onelook.com/?w=take&ls=a

    The word "take" in the given statement means "to think about someone or something in a particular way," doesnít it?

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    Re: "take other people seriously"?

    Yes.

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