deceitfulness


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The filmmakers cite the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, which describes the following psychopathic symptoms: deceitfulness, lying for personal profit, aggressiveness, reckless disregard for safety, irresponsibility, and lack of remorse, rationalizing the fact that they have hurt or mistreated others.
There have been hundreds of studies conducted and many discussions surrounding the elusive arena of deceitfulness on college campuses around the world; however, there needs to be a clarification of what exactly constitutes cheating (Higbee & Thomas, 2000; Thorpe, Pittenger, & Reed, 1999).
Solomon, alias Sir Hyman Kaplansky, tells Moses about the raven in a self-justificatory gesture; mocking, he says, "I see that you've been seduced by the deceitful raven" (191), a play on Moses's infatuation with Solomon as Moses studies an Inuit raven painting, and he tells a story of the raven's deceitfulness.
We remember the wise words of President Abraham Lincoln, "We have forgotten you, and have vainly imagined in the deceitfulness of our hearts that all these blessings that we see in our country were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own.
He says these emotional clues are as important as gestures, voice, and speech patterns in uncovering deceitfulness.
The men in this play seem less than heroic, given Finn's desire to force Grania into a life she will despise, not to mention his deceitfulness toward the two people whom supposedly he has most esteemed.
These include the relative merits of celibacy and marriage, the deceitfulness of the human heart, and the excellence of Anglican divines such as Hooker, Jewel, and Andrewes.
This is true insofar as it describes the author's aesthetic intent, but Meyers' account does not reveal the full story of diplomatic deceitfulness, nor the magnitude of the horrors involved in the Smyrna debacle, nor does he state that Hemingway's speaker would have been privy to this background as well as to the immediate events.
In medieval times, ginger people were thought to be either prostitutes or the devil, while even in more enlightened times, red hair has been considered a sign of deceitfulness and quick temper.
The symptoms are: "(1) failure to conform to social norms with respect to lawful behaviors as indicated by repeatedly performing acts that are grounds for arrest"; "(2) deceitfulness, as indicated by repeated lying, use of aliases, or conning others for personal profit or pleasure"; "(3) impulsivity or failure to plan ahead"; "(4) irritability and aggressiveness, as indicated by repeated physical fights or assaults"; "(5) reckless disregard for safety of self or others"; "(6) consistent irresponsibility, as indicated by repeated failure to sustain consistent work behavior or honor financial obligations"; and "(7) lack of remorse, as indicated by being indifferent to or rationalizing having hurt, mistreated, or stolen from another.
17) Legge thought that the moral irresponsibility of Confucius was the ultimate cause of the deceitfulness of the Chinese nation and its government.
Pedro's investigations bring him face to face with his father's world, a world of brutality and deceitfulness in which self-interest is as much a motivating force as political idealism.