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Over a millennium before the European colonialist onslaught--whichever powers brought them to Africa's shores: Ulu, Ogun, the irascible and jealous Jehovah of missionary Christianity, or whatever spirit animates conscienceless and rapacious greed--we were all beseeched by the messages of the Gnostic Gospels hidden in the sands of Nag Hammadi:
Thus does time measure the mentality of men, a conscienceless recording of its darkest hours.
He does not add that there would be plenty of room for scoundrels, opportunists, and conscienceless careerists of a different stripe.
This association of goodness, purity, and ethical judgment with Hildds Christianity and "defilement," "evil," and conscienceless passivity with the Japanese sensibility, however, could lead some to argue that the source of moral compromise implicit in these war crimes lies in the very nature of this Japanese sensibility.
As Spolsky (1997) stated, "we must make sure that gatekeeping processes remain under responsible and challengeable human control and not be relegated to the automatic and conscienceless power of mechanical self-propelling tests" (p.
It turned out that the "market did not know any better" as they said, was ruled by greed and ran by conscienceless speculators who proved what we already know: the largest robberies are carried out in broad daylight.
Also the introduction of harvesting machines will make this accusation superfluous and obsolete as far as work ethics is concerned; no slavery to conscienceless machines
It would be absurd to suppose that a group of conscienceless people, acting wrongfully in a coordinated way, with all their wills concerted, would be exempt from guilt if none of them felt any guilt, either individual or collective.
It should rather be called compulsory freedom; for here the State exercises force against the folly and indolence of the conscienceless parents who would leave their children to grow up like mushrooms.
In this fast-paced, blow-'em-up, smash'em-up sci-fi adventure, planets are being destroyed by a conscienceless savage creature called "The Ghost of Destruction.
Especially since the film, which is set in Sierra Leone a few years back, doesn't shy away from the uglier aspects of recent West African conflicts: brutal combat, young boys kidnapped and brainwashed into becoming conscienceless child soldiers, mass amputations (some real victims of the practice appear in the film) and a refugee crisis of enormous scale.
Discussing his own Napoleon Fallen, Buchanan criticizes Swinburne's republicanism and poetic taste; in Buchanan's eyes, Swinburne is seen as "that conscienceless & miserable inanity, little Swinburne," whose verses "brooded, with a feminine fiendishness, over the prospect of physical suffering & torture to the subject.