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Chatterbox translation: "Of course tobacco companies represent something close to pureevil.
But far more hilarious are those items penned by the Bard that were never intended to shock or amuse a futureevil-minded generation such as ours with indelicate, let alone indecent, suggestiveness, Rex Harrison or no!
The reason it feels so real is because it uses the latest signifier of realism--home video--and not just because it's the style of the moment (the reason most music video makers employ the technique) but because it's the best way to get across the filmmakers' Gothic vision of the world just outside your door--the namelessevil just beyond the video camera's little pool of light.
And yet I know I'll fall for this trick again and again, and that the moment I don't will be the moment his trueevil--or his unsuspected goodness--is revealed.
You only have to imagine a state policy applying the high-school quota system to, say, basketball scholarships--and explicitly being praised by state officials as a way to increase the number of white basketball players--to realize how empty the claims are that this arrangement avoids the allegedevil of racial preference.
... A Susan Sontag essay riffs on the Kosovo crisis, concluding that it is a just war to deter "radicalevil" and that the allies will fail if they don't oust Milosevic.
" Huh | Main | Evilevil evil bastards " January 22, 2003 Babies, Gen X, and where to from here?
You'd think, if you read Frank Rich or Doonesbury , that the tobacco companies represent the supremeevil in the universe when they're just a bunch of lying, avaricious executives trying to make money.
As tragic as it is to hear, finding out about it at least serves the purpose of demonstrating that monstrousevil is not only to be found in the former Yugoslavia or African countries.
Set in the Civil War South, Peter Fonda is the benevolent plantation owner Gideon Prosper, whoseevil brother (John Glover) plots to have him killed in order to take over the plantation.
They also feared an earthlyevil: the Carib Indians, who periodically raided their land for loot and captives.
Buchanan can't reconcile his lifelong anti-communism with the anti-interventionist philosophy that supposedly unites his book, so when it comes to the Cold War he carves out an absurd exception: The extremeevil of communism, he says, warranted military action in places as far-flung as Vietnam or as minuscule as Nicaragua.
Joining Tito was the only honorable course for a Croat: The other choice was supporting the Nazis and Croatia's home-grown fascistevil, the Ustasha, which slaughtered Jews and Serbs by the thousands.
But the enemy is not just "terrorism," some genericevil.
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Conclusion: a combination of video games, insecurity, and pure, inexplicableevil.
Robert Nugent of an "erroneous and dangerous" failure to affirm the "intrinsicevil of homosexual acts."
Even those of us who think The Shining was a botch can appreciate its Steadicam tricycle treks around that huge, empty hotel, which capture indelibly the circular, labyrinthineevil at the heart of the story.
No vision of human nature is adequate without an explanation of the nature of moralevil.
So naturally Adam blamed Eve, and Eve in turn blamed the nastyevil serpent, and of course the poor old snake didn't have a leg to stand on!
This racial obsession is a legacy of pastevils, and decreasingly relevant to the polyglot, multi-racial century we're about to enter.
I figured the perfectEvil Canevil manoeuvre would be to start at the other end of the paddock, get max speed and use the dirt from the hole as a jump to jump over the 'big hole'.
But to people who believe the welfare state and abortion are absoluteevils, they are of the utmost importance.
Editorialists groused about China's persistentevils but grudgingly conceded that it was a good idea to make nice with Jiang in the hope of reforming China over the long term.
Bradley is known for a book-length rant titled The Iceman Inheritance , which identifies the origins of white racialevil in prehistoric psychosexual tensions of some sort.
So what if Cornwell perks up these not so uncommon problems with a backdrop of unadulterated, almost supernaturalevil?
They guard us against temporalevil and press back the powers of darkness, else we should be destroyed.
As such the children were as guilty as their parents, just as the descendents of 19/20th century colonizers must today bear responsibility for the terribleevils inflicted by their ancestors upon indigenous peoples around the world.
Three are the powers given to the Masters: To transmuteevil, assist good, use discrimination.
He was enthusiastic--too enthusiastic, he realizes now--to bring glorious Marxism to his suffering people, to free Cambodia from the yoke of Vietnamese invaders, to abolish the twinevils of Western materialism and class privilege.
Their cause may be very just (preventing the abuse of children), but such a just cause is no excuse to achieve such aims with unadulteratedevil.
How different from his declaration at the outset of his career as a philologist: As regards everything else, so as regards language, the spirit of rigid conservatism operates as a principle of unalloyedevil and mischief.
It was emphasized that such a fight should not be a one-time effort nor spontaneous in its nature, but rather be based on a comprehensive and long-term basis, in the interest of stamping out this universalevil as a phenomenon.
This week, he apologizes for offending viewers, pronounces slavery an "unmitigatedevil," and claims to have meant only that "our society was enriched by African-Americans."
If evil men perpetrateevil crimes, God permits it under restraint, and channels it in such a way as to promote His good and His gospel.
As people of faith, we know that evilisreal and powerful.
At the same time, though, the eviliselusive and invincible.
Allah wanted to teach man that struggle between Truth and Eviliseternal.
Evilisevil even if the perpetrator is a Jew: 200286
Walker's clean-cut detective heroes (Brad Pitt in Seven , Nicolas Cage in 8MM ) embark on odysseys into the nether region, where they view atrocity after atrocity before arriving at the source: an evilthatispure, unrepentant, and infectious.