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Dan has been consistent with his closed mind approach to many subjects.
Your Poem BRAINWASHING Please my country of birth don't be unkind By brainwashing my newborn innocent mind Inform me about ALL the religions that each country preaches So I'm not forced to believe the one that my country teaches And please tell me of the thoughts of non-believers, too So I can consider their completely different point of view For I don't want a closed mind that's blinkered and shuttered Because I've been brainwashed by beliefs that only my country has uttered I want a pure open mind that soars high and flies free From all the ignorance and bigotry that only the truly brainwashed accept so easily So please my country of birth don't be unkind By brainwashing my newborn innocent mind John Wall, Wavertree
The authority hired a solicitor from Northumberland County Council who concluded that although Coun Bolam had been against the application, he did not consider her email to be "evidence of a closed mind such that Coun Bolam had pre-determined the matter." Dr Pickering was not available for comment.
Home Office lawyers are arguing Ms Smith did not approach the pay question with a closed mind and the Government had repeatedly made its position clear and acted within its powers.
My experience is that there are many who seem to take great delight in having a closed mind.
He went on: "I am not an active believer but the last thing I would do when talking or thinking about religion is approach it with a closed heart or a closed mind."
I suggest next time, Mr Phillips, you attend a Westlife concert with a less closed mind, and appreciate them for what they are - perfect pop.
Chris Deuters, president of the Racehorse Owners' Association, says his organisation does not have a closed mind on 48-hour declarations, but remains sceptical
"It's just a shame that Ministry of Defence as usual have tin ears, a cold heart and a closed mind on this issue."
This trend corresponded with the regime of an Episcopalian bishop "with a closed mind," said Clara Luz Ajo Lazaro, a feminist theologian whose post-graduate studies at the University in Sao Paulo, Brazil were sponsored by the Anglican Church of Canada.
Kerr was said to have approached the matter with "an entirely closed mind".
So it was with a closed mind that I slipped on a white coat and allowed myself to be wired up with sensors to try out the "rubber hand illusion" at the university's Selective Attention and Awareness Laboratory.