disingenuity


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Even if we accept that reducing agency misrepresentation of science is a laudable goal in its own right, there are reasons why Watts's proposal might actually promote such disingenuity.
He is the shadow of his ambitions, so his disingenuity when he says he has no Presidential ambitions is like being a coy prostitute.
Instead, they are slippery, cagey, and protean, and reflect the uncertainty and disingenuity of the real world.
Either way, this disingenuity towards Islamic beliefs is noticeable not only in the case of Malkam but also Mostashar al-Dowleh who, as will be seen in the next section, wrote the first treatise on Islamic human rights.
We need an end to this affected disingenuity and a bit more transparency from letter writers with a political axe to grind.
There was dry prose from Eddie Dryden and the usual emotive disingenuity from George Dunning.
If the reason for the presumption is legitimating the legislature, courts should not supply facts clearly not considered by the legislature; doing so not only highlights the legislature's failure to make relevant factual findings but also risks revealing the disingenuity of the presumption, which would damage the legitimacy of the judiciary as well.
For a striking example of an employer's success in light of evidence of the employer's disingenuity, see Foster v.
Disingenuity has played a part, as has lack of technical knowledge, but the biggest stumbling block is related to the concept of going itself.
Rather than condemning the resulting inconsistencies as failures or evidence of dishonesty, deceit, or disingenuity, we might consider them a necessary and nearly inevitable part of the cosmopolitan endeavor: cosmopolitanism, I think, is best understood as a permanent, "in-process" pursuit.
As a matter of fact, instead of and against the expected pastoral impulses, nature seems to unleash a whole range of crude or outfight predatory instincts as well as common vices, such as disingenuity, indifference, callousness, arrogance, malice, derision, bragging, mischief, or plain bad temper.
After laying out an argument said to be unanswerable by "men of discernment," (284) they would ask how that argument could be rejected by anyone not driven by "a predetermination to condemn," (285) a "distempered jealousy," (286) "obstinacy, perverseness or disingenuity," (287) or "political fanaticism.