I certainly did not mean to cause confusion, and I apologize for wasting any of your time that you spent trying to make sense of things.
By “you switched”, do you mean that in my response to Objection 1, I gave the impression that only experience matters to me, such that when I mentioned in my response to Objection 2 that who suffers matters to me too, it seems like I’ve switched?
And thanks, I have fixed the broken quote. Btw, do you know how to italicize words?
Yes, “switched” was a bit strong, I meant that by default people will assume a standard usage, so if you only reveal later that actually you are using a non-standard definition people will be surprised. I guess despite your response to Objection 2 I was unsure in this case whether you were arguing in terms of (what are at least to me) conventional definitions or not, and I had assumed you were.
To italicize works puts *s on either side, like *this* (when you are replying to a comment there is a ‘show help’ button that explains some of these things.)
I see the problem. I will fix this. Thanks.