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False and evil teaching is ALWAYS vague and ambiguous (until it wins). It has to be.

The practice of "charitably" assuming the best of ambiguous teachers who introduce new words, new definitions, and stubbornly resist clarity is downright foolish and irresponsible.
This may come as a shock, but evil is deceptive. It doesn't parade around *as "evil"* while it is trying to win hearts and minds.

It is subtle, evasive, ambiguous, and vague.

When confronted, it will say, "I didn't mean that!" but it will never tell you what it did mean.
This is why we must "test the spirits." It is on them to pass the test.

The onus of proof is on the new teaching / teacher. Maybe they really are innocent and good. If so, they should have no problem explicitly and clearly answering very direct questions without equivocation.
But if they chafe at such direct questions; if they deflect, equivocate, or do anything other than answer as clearly possible to make plain what they do––and do not––mean, then there should be no assumption that they are lovers of truth with good intentions.
Good intentions are not threatened by clarity. Truth is not shy of the light.

Rather than assume the best of such evasive teachers, one ought to assume the worst (until proven wrong, of course)––because if they persist in ambiguity, the worst WILL be the result.
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