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As I have already conceded, my embrace of liberalism is premised on liberalism's obfuscatory and legitimating potential.
The military's current definition of information operations is discussed and critically portrayed as obfuscatory.
Albert Memmi (1965:179) collapses the obfuscatory, self congratulatory myth of the Modernization Theory by observing that " domination is not the only possible method of influence and exchange among the people.
Another aspect of genius must be invention and, although often cloaked in obfuscatory philosophy, de Waal's concept of ceramics placed in enclosed spaces is both original, distinctive and creative.
Even this superficial glance at the field of pragmatics allows us to consider the issues of non-communication and bad faith, and the obfuscatory nature of Montresor's language.
Polanyi was highly critical of the formalism characterising neoclassical economics because of its obfuscatory effect on understanding the concrete economic process.
Let's take Harper's statement at the close of the Copenhagen Summit, which illustrates the obfuscatory nature of Harper-con.
157) provide only summary, and somewhat obfuscatory, remarks on locations of manuscripts; so the interested reader is left wondering, for instance, which of the two autographs for the First Quartet (Al or A2?
As it happens, Wilder had devoted more time and effort than anyone except a Joyce scholar should to the latter's deliberately obfuscatory work--but, as his letter explains, the allegations Campbell and Robinson make are not warranted by any fair reading of the book and the play.
The author cares passionately about finding cures for a terminally ill political framework but his disdain for the obfuscatory smokescreens of self-censorship means he's liable to spout off astonishingly offensive slurs right after sounding more economically informed than Milton Friedman for the briefest of moments.
Of all composers, Brahms came to mind during this busy piece, in obfuscatory mode trying to throw the listener off the scent that there's really nothing of any substance here.
Yet, we will never have even a remote chance of knowing the innocent from the guilty unless the United States learns from the injustice of the Widgery Report, an injustice that Herron and Lynch accurately note, "had operated through the formalized procedures of the judicial system and its functionaries, who are well versed in the obfuscatory tactics of legal procedure, and which could make the emergence of clear and unambiguous truths seem, at times, distant" (49).