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It can descend upon anyone from within a plane, a militant group, an oppressive state, a denigrating creed, a racist nationalism or an international cause .
Whatever `club' we belong to, it takes a particular generosity of spirit to see the best in others and what they have to offer, instead of denigrating them as a threat to our cherished positions.
Given the great richness but also tremendous diversity in the form, content, function, and canonical status of the texts considered - a range that encompasses Petrarch's sonnets on Simone Martini's portrait of Laura and Strazzola's poem denigrating a painting of Christ by Ombrone da Fossombrone - Land's claims are surprisingly unified and consistent.
This sort of behavior is purposely designed to make men feel powerful by denigrating women's bodies and women's pain.
Nevada (US), March 4 (ANI): Upset Hindus have asked for the immediate withdrawal of Shiva and Ganesh puppets and few other similar products, calling it inappropriate, upsetting, and denigrating.
JEDDAH: The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) as well as the Muslim World League (MWL) yesterday condemned an Israeli TV program denigrating the Prophet Jesus and his mother Mary (peace be upon them).
O'Hurley enjoys that the series has brought couples dancing back into the limelight and the way it celebrates its contestants rather than denigrating them.
Perhaps it was the impetuosity of youth that led Glasgow art student Darren Cullen to design an advertising billboard denigrating Santa Clause and the 'consumerism' of Christmas.
You must understand that James Campbell is the bumptious London hack who has tried to make a career, first of denigrating James Baldwin's literary legacy, and later cynically trying to exploit a scurrilous version of Jimmy's private life on stage for profit.
We must develop our identity without either denigrating others or becoming total relativists.
So begins a treacherous relationship between artist and model that's doomed from the start; the hunky but vulnerable Dyer is no match for Bacon's denigrating wit.
John Gillingham's modest yet substantial "The English Invasion of Ireland," for example, makes the point that the development of a sense of Englishness by contrast with various alien others really begins with the Anglo-Norman conquest of Ireland in the twelfth century, and that the works of Giraldus Cambrensis from the 1180s already contain the essential denigrating distinctions that would become the stock-in-trade of the "New English" of the sixteenth century, the Tudor bureaucrats sent out to subdue and civilize what was conceived of as the Irish wasteland.