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|"That certain groups do much better in America than others—as measured by income, occupational status, test scores, and so on—is difficult to talk about. In large part this is because the topic feels racially charged.|
|Now it is dangerous to dogmatize about national types, but all must agree that |
one typical German trait is a passion for order. No ... On the surface, at least, no
other people seems to have solved so nearly the problem of enjoying life as it is.
|By these commonsense tenets, each thing of any sort is (i) bounded and (ii) |
defined by a distinct trait, or trait- bundle, that is shared by any and all of the
components of that thing. On this view, an individual thing does not blur into other
|Our military's need of dedication is like no other. The job of a ... And while some |
amongst us might wish it otherwise, our nation cannot officially stigmatize a life
lacking any such dedication, a life markedly more spontaneous. Such lives may
|Like the Jews, we seem to be determined, at every hazard, to resemble other |
nations, in disregarding the revealed will of God; at the very time, too, that we
value ourselves on not being like them, in our political systems and civil
institutions. ... trait of this country, that it was a Sabbath keeping country; and he
wished this trait should never be defaced; — he wished that foreigners should
see, when they ...
|And He shall judge between the nations, and shall decide for many peoples; and |
they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their ... God just seems to give
us one major Excedrin headache. ... Let us exclude any trait that we would not
like to see present in ourselves, such as greed, self-aggrandizement, selfishness,
|define their membership in such a way that outsiders are excluded; • ensure that |
the objectified trait is not found among ... of their group vis-à-vis others, and •
maintain their elite privileges within their group over their followers (Pp. 31-32).
|39 Unfortunately, Allen's triumph did not have any immediate effect on the voting |
rights of other African American men: later referenda on equal suffrage were also
voted ... Indeed, fusion of races seems to be a trait, distinctive of Americans.
|this system we make, as we have said before, no complaint We think it, on the |
contrary, the true and correct one. ... After carrying on this traffic for centuries to a
greater extent than any other nation ; after buying of Spain the monopoly of it
between her and her ... Consistency would seem to require, that their conduct in
this respect should be commended as a trait of laudable patriotism ; but, instead
of this, ...