fair-mindedness


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This inequity and disparity scares the hell out of me; if the Florida Department of Professional Regulation is good enough to police the vast majority of the professionals within our state, I'd accept their fair-mindedness over the Bar any day of the week.
Americans' pragmatism, opportunism, fair-mindedness, inventiveness, adaptability, optimism, and, above all, their competitiveness offset their tendencies toward violence, impatience, self-righteousness, and unpredictability, their fondness for novelty and celebrity for their own sake, and their self-assertion en masse -- getting there, as they like to say, "fastest with the mostest.
Americans' pragmatism, opportunism, fair-mindedness, inventiveness, adaptability, optimism, and, above all, their inherent competitiveness offset their tendencies toward violence, impatience, self-righteousness, and unpredictability, their fondness for novelty and celebrity for their own sake, and their self-assertion en masse - getting there, as they like to say, "fastest with the mostest.
A poet can deliberately violate canons of fair-mindedness in order to push explanation beyond certain inhibiting barriers.
This is a good sample of the quality of the author's thinking and the fair-mindedness of his commentary.
We respectfully urge you to take immediate steps not only to assure our bilateral relationship, but to place Uganda clearly on the side of equality and fair-mindedness in how its citizens are treated.
The book is also aimed at restoring 'balance, fair-mindedness, and objectivity' to environmental debates, 'to inform these discussions scientifically, to enlighten them philosophically, and thus to play a role in bringing about a sound and happy relationship between Homo sapiens and the rest of the natural world' (xi).
In fact, it is the fair-mindedness and lack of agenda that will make this book acceptable to even traditional, conservative, nutrition-shunning medical doctors.
These fundamentals include accuracy, independence, skepticism, persistence, thoroughness, fair-mindedness.
I, like other readers, have been delighted, shocked, perplexed, and bored by print critiques that range from fair-mindedness to sheer condescension.
Added Smith: "His character and fair-mindedness aside, he was also a wonderful, gifted player.
I hasten to add that the confrontation would be equally vacuous, just as depressingly cynical, if a Conservative PM was being interrogated by Labour's leader in waiting, because those are the current rules of a political game that interprets realism, fair-mindedness and mutual respect as signs of weakness.