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Until the military services and professional military education institutions are willing to tolerate courses in which emphasis is placed upon deductive theories of moral reasoning instead of insisting upon materials and results which can be quantified and measured, we will have continued jejune moral training.
jejune is this: the bacteria has a very small genome and lacks most of the well-known regulations systems that other pathogens rely on to withstand environmental stress and attacks by immune systems of hosts, but it still infects humans and causes gastro-enteritis, rarely causes serious neuropathies, and is developing antibiotic-resistant strains.
Hummel's piano concertos indubitably inspired Chopin's, and arc-free from the Pole's sometimes jejune notions of orchestral scoring.
In order to ensure the appointment of a blue-eyed, non-professional Grade-12 boy to a post in the Nangarhar Customs Department, the authorities prepared a patently jejune questionnaire, unrelated to the job.
Whether the mothers in these movies keep the babies to raise themselves or put them up for adoption is a distinction too jejune for these columnists to entertain.
Some feel this is jejune, but the dozens of diagrams are most helpful for planning problem solving sessions and helping the thought processes along.
The author's jejune attempt at answering these questions merits only brief mention here.
But it also hinders meaningful critical engagement with several late novels, even when pregnant analytical possibilities arise, as in Bergonzi's jejune treatment of characters and symbolism in The Human Factor (165) and his patronizing dismissal of The Comedians as "an accomplished adventure story" (158).
Jeopardy is jejune now: naive knight finds ogres out-of-date and dragons unheard of, while blase princesses indict tilts at terror as downright absurd.
Unless children's services can find authoritative spokespersons expounding from an analytic and experimental programme of research, media presentations are likely to remain jejune and solutions reactive.
R&D-based companies also comes out of the trouble in the '20s when changing science and technology and too little in-service education was weakening corporate competitiveness and foolishly leading to too rapid advancement of the young, brilliant but jejune new hires.
The style of telling in nearly every canonical work I rely upon now seems uninformed, jejune, out-of-date, stale, un-truthful.