When you blend two or more different colors together, this is an example of a time when you conflate.
conflate a cultural idea with identities.
It is vital that we do not conflate today with tomorrow.
But you also conflate two sense of " reality " .
To conflate the two is to commit a category mistake (Ryle, 1949 ).
The concern of the essays in Featherstone's volume is to disentangle the various threads that such questions invariably conflate.