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And its population of 50 million suffers under a regime whose repressiveness is rivaled only by North Korea's.
While this philosophy might have seemed original at the time, a direct hit at the mores of the recent Victorian era with its sexual repressiveness and the baroquely kinky secret sexuality that repressiveness engendered, Lawrence was actually in full harmony with the mainstream anti-rationalist tradition dating back to Jean-Jacques Rousseau (though Rousseau would probably have used the word "heart" in the place of Lawrence's "blood").
For, notwithstanding its undeniable political repressiveness, Belarusian workers by most criteria have fared better than their brothers and sisters in Russia and (notwithstanding the Orange Revolution) Ukraine.
Puritan repressiveness, encouragement of soul-wracking doubt, and "idolatrous" attachment to the Law led some to seek assurance in the promise of the Spirit.
Societies harbor varying degrees of flexibility, resourcefulness, and regenerative freedom as well as subtle and brutal repressiveness and abuse of concentrated institutional power.
Forging" thus becomes the master trope, the figure with the most punning references to the repressiveness of the system.
exposes the repressiveness of these institutions, but, despite a few
The generation of '68 was thus responding not to the sexual repressiveness of the Nazi regime but to a postfascist formation, the cultural work of their parents in coming to terms with defeat and the Holocaust without getting into moral deep water.
Initially he did indeed offer some respite from the repressiveness of the two preceding popes.
As someone who grew up in the same Mennonite faith as Nomi, though not in a small town entirely controlled by Mennonite values like East Village, I was led to hope for a portrayal of Canadian Mennonite life that acknowledged the strength, not just the repressiveness, of its community.
That engagement metamorphoses into entrapment when the regime, having extinguished all political participation and having failed to deliver enough economic benefits to offset the ill will generated by its repressiveness, begins to run up against violent opposition.
Contrary to the widespread image of an authentic process of democratization under Mubarak, he has kept the authoritarian regime intact and, in fact, has intensified its repressiveness in recent years, thus exemplifying the Arab world's "freedom deficit" pointed to in the AHDR.