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This axis is contained in the space of a golden circle, though: Angelica's bracelet is not simply instrumental in bringing delusory rationalization to an end.
In this novel--which, among its other bestial imagery, repeatedly relies on images of birds and metaphors of flight, not least in the name of Nightwood's most elusive character--Barnes depicts the attempt to create a single home-space as having the same kind of delusory effect as the hummingbird's flight in her late-career poem, quoted above.
If Israeli Jews sincerely desire a just and lasting peace they would do well to first shed once and for all this pervasive and pernicious colonial mentality and its accompanying delusory supremacist language and learn to see Palestinians as their full equals, nothing more and nothing less.
The hope that one can devise a foolproof honors program which can be packaged and exported for use on any campus is delusory.
Schopenhauer eschews suicide as an inadequate solution to the problem of existence, because "suicide denies merely the individual, not the species," but he understands its apparent, if ultimately delusory, rationale (World 1.
Far from solving the German problem, the upheavals of 1968 seem to have given the Federal Republic the kind of delusory romance Lionel Trilling found the marriage of Marx and Freud in Herbert Marcuse's Eros and Civilization (1955) to be--a fairy tale in which a "general relaxation of moral restriction" and the obsolescence of "repression" lead to the "end of 'alienation'" and to the "realization of the young Marx's envisioned state of freedom in which all human activity is gratuitous.
He called upon businessmen and industrialists to address the delusory loans by some debtors, lower interest on loans, establish a window for Islamic loans and maintain quality in offering services.
Currying support from murderous villains who pose as our well-wishers is delusory.
Given Holloway's belief that seeking money is a delusory, soul destroying quest for African American men, his advocacy for an alternative understanding of wealth found through the agency of Aunt Ester takes on additional significance.
As a result, they frequently fought futile rearguard actions confusing the imperative to limit government with delusory aspirations to shrink it to eighteenth-century size.