Definitions: (1) to make quiet or calm; to pacify or soothe; (2) to conciliate <especially by giving in to demands>

Derivation: Latin, “at peace”

Quote: You cannot appease fascism by meeting it in the middle; you cannot beat racism by indulging or excusing it. — Mehdi Raza Hasan (1979-) British-American broadcaster

Reflection: There are various appropriate ways to appease a baby or a small child. All parents learn this the hard way. A fussy child is a harsh teacher. But however the child is treated they bring those lessons on into their adult life.

Consideration: One cannot appease a wrathful God simply because there is no wrath in God.