Blank Slate

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A term referring to the widely held belief that children can be moulded and taught as if they were a blank slate on which anything can be 'inscribed' by parents and society
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One of Davidson's complaints about Pinker notes his "reductive invocations of the Blank Slate and Noble Savage.
And so, while the basic framework (good versus evil, etc) makes sense in Palin's mind, she is not yet comfortable with the new phrases that have been written on the previously near- blank slate.
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It's almost a blank slate for whatever agenda people want to bring.
He has written for the New York Times, Time, and Slate and is the author of six books, including The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, Words and Rules, and The Blank Slate.
What this has done is, it's given us a blank slate to work with the agencies to create programs that will actually work to protect species from pesticides," she said.
We will begin our work with a blank slate and build our cases based on the information we discover over the next weeks and months.
Barnsley also had a blank slate at home to Bournemouth.
We'll be starting under Stan with a blank slate and I'm sure there will be a lot of players with plenty to prove.
It has created as close to a blank slate as we get in human affairs, and has given us a chance to rebuild a city that wasn't working.
Second stem cells can multiply many times--some can multiply indefinitely--making progeny that retain this blank slate property or that adopt a cell type in the appropriate circumstances.