It is this idealism and high-mindedness
that has allowed a nation of self-styled reluctant warriors to be one of the great destabilizers of the past 100 years, guided by a Wilsonian philosophy of transformative internationalism that is hostile to balances of power and spheres of influence and dedicated to aggressive advocacy of national self-determination, however defined, except in the numerous cases when--taking the entire world as our own sphere of influence--we've intervened to reshape others' determination.
This breed of contemporary artists...they may be talented, but their high-mindedness
has been largely unconvincing." He however concedes that he likes some of the works of Unver Shafi and Mohammad Ali Talpur.
Prospects of a similar outbreak of high-mindedness
in the U.S.
Waters complicates and flouts the boundaries of taste, but there's no disingenuousness in his assault on all guises of high-mindedness
. "Parents should understand that their young kids are not like them and need to have the privacy to fantasize both their good and bad desires," he writes.
So in picking up Rene Levesque, one wonders if Plutarchean high-mindedness
will in fact prevail.
They are motivated by self-hatred as they "continue to rationalize terrorism, trivialize anti-Semitism, and demonize Israel in a shameful manner." Whatever their claims to high-mindedness
, "the emotional reality beneath the surface [exhibits] a curious sadomasochistic delight in proclaiming Israel to be an irredeemably polluted society, close to collapse." Not surprisingly, Wistrich considers such perverse thinking to be yet another grave menace.
ItAAEs a simple enough thing, but when you combine it with the authorAAEs broad knowledge of the subject, his era and its culture, then the career, the artist and the work conjoin in ways that make you see all three freshly.ItAAEs impossible not to come away with a sense of awe for not only DickensAAE stunningly voluminous outputAuonly Shakespeare contributed as much and as memorably to the canonAubut also for the sheer energy and ambition behind it.Dickens led one of those Victorian lives of high-mindedness
and indefatigable ambition that we only can imagine.
This is not some sop to the high-mindedness
of higher education in some degraded context; this is the thing that seals the deal for those taking the things they've developed inside the academy and applying them outside.
While the high-mindedness
of PreRaphaelitism can also sometimes seem overbearing, the artists are also caught in more relaxed and humorous moods, as in Rossetti's caricatures of his colleagues Millais and Holman Hunt, or Millais's cartoon-like sketch recording the perils of staying in the country, where a cockerel outside his window kept him awake.
The opening act, meanwhile, sees two benga traditionalists - think Afropop, Kenyan style - teamed with a pair of rockoriented players out of Chicago whose interviews suggest a certain high-mindedness
about their work.
filmed in New Zealand and scenic eastern European mountains, is breathtaking and the dialog, while stilted in parts, at least attempts to capture the book's high-mindedness
But there are many others that don't share this high-mindedness
. Take the following peculiar petitions.