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Letter "D" » disapproval
«I can spot empty flattery and know exactly where I stand. In the end it's really only my own approval or disapproval that means anything.»
«Disapproval of homosexuality cannot justify invading the houses, hearts and minds of citizens who choose to live their lives differently.»
«The pejorative term 'political correctness' was adapted to express disapproval of the enlargement of etiquette to cover all people, in spite of this being a principle to which all Americans claim to subscribe»
Author: Judith S. Marin
America and Americans
, American Express
, political correctness
, subscribe to
«Expressions of disapproval are on a level of vulgarity that cannot be tolerated. The way to express disapproval is to do without applause.»
«Cultures contain many cues and inducements to dissuade the individual from approaching ultimate limits, in much the same way that a special warning strip of land around the edge of a baseball field lets a player know that he is about to run into a concrete wall when he is preoccupied with catching the ball. The wider that strip of land and the more sensitive the player is to the changing composition of the ground under his feet as he pursues the ball, the more effective the warning. Romanticizing or lionizing as individualistic those people who disregard social cues and inducements increases the danger of head-on collisions with inherent social limits. Decrying various forms of social disapproval is in effect narrowing the warning strip.»
Author: Thomas Sowell
, ground ball
, run into
, special effects
, The Warning
«Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval - a thing which, to the general run of the human race, is more dreaded than wolves and death»