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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • I say nothing about medicine: science, I am told, may go astray: the doctors were not able to discriminate between the counterfeit and the real.
  • And so Our Lady, shocked and weeping, falls before the throne of God and begs for mercy for all in hell—for all she has seen there, indiscriminately.

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as in: suffered discrimination Define
to treat people of different groups differently -- especially unfair treatment due to race, religion or gender
as in: discriminating taste Define
to recognize or perceive differences -- especially fine distinctions
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