Nicely judged, Mr D.
LOL. Nicely done!
'When thought is closed in caves, then love shall show its roots in deepest hell.'
Curmudgeon -- 'in terms of' is, I'm afraid, a quintessentially 'liberal' phrase. Watch out for it at the Guardian and other hives of linguistic horror. Unless you were using it ironically, you need (as I once did) to perform a bit of lexical cleansing. Cf. engaging issues around, notions, narrative, members of the X community, etc.
Difficult to avoid the absorption of such weaselly phrasing. I nearly wrote "phraseology", you see. Some I have noticed appearing in "far right" "discourse":- "moving forward"- "going ahead"and my very favorite!- "our rights as"uh
OofS,I cannot see how "in terms of" is a quintessentially 'liberal' phrase, but it is ugly. At first I wrote "In the fostering of . . .", but then for some reason changed it. I shall take your advice and change it back. Yours,D.
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