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3) Critics have commented on Scott's understanding of the indigenous as sufficiently "inferior" as to warrant their assimilation, although troublesomely so.
Since it links us to the past honorably as well as troublesomely, the general semantics principle of time-binding in the human community (Korybski, 2000; Bois, 1966) can enlighten us.
That doesn't mean the hard feelings and political disputes aren't deep and troublesomely real.
Troublesomely high transportation costs continue to be the status quo in the industry.
Given the narrator's earlier speculation about Montfort blood, it may perhaps be tempting to read Sampson's suspicions as troublesomely asserting Grace's true "identity" rather than as charting "the emergence of a new identity as a discursive event" (Scott 34).
The government's "dossier" (actually a PR handout, not a dossier, but we'll let that pass) on Iraq's troublesomely invisible weapons of mass destruction was, according to outraged civil servants, "sexed up"--that is, made to seem more interesting and urgent by means of exaggeration and by replacing conditional words with definite ones.
If there is no official word about what is going on behind the wall of silence, there has been leaked draft legislation in which the Justice Department proposed stripping citizenship from anyone who supports terrorism (the definition of "support" remaining a troublesomely discretionary concept).
There is some irony to this: Both Rebecca and I were previously diagnosed with latent tuberculosis, a troublesomely common affliction among health care workers.
John Edward Hardy does briefly discuss race in Percy's novels, in the context of the struggle for black civil rights, but he ultimately asserts that "it is most important that we not miss the novelist's design to transcend all social issues, the racial one most troublesomely included" (The Fiction of Walker Percy [Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987], p.
We are talking therefore about perceiving and valuing the other in all that makes him or her troublesomely different from myself.
If all facts are facts only relative to some conceptual scheme (including, troublesomely, that fact), then there can be no talk of the world as it is independently of mind.