We have lost something vital and mystical in this transition, Thuesen thinks, and he would prefer even warnings of the terrors of Calvin's God to the pabulum
of today's endlessly cheerful pastors.
Literature isn't pabulum
, meant to be spoon-fed to youth lest their self-esteem be crushed.
Back then, many of you, if not most, were still chowing down on pabulum
and strained spinach.
Encouraged by Ayn Rand pabulum
and the nostrums of the dismal science, the market is now the primary prism through which we understand our world.
The former accused its larger rival of promoting assimilation, accepting capitalism as an economic model, and preferring low intellectual pabulum
That's right, fraudulent - look up the facts, not the pabulum
you are fed by the media.
Obama has delivered major speeches on divisive topics like race and abortion, speeches that, unlike so much political pabulum
these days, made Americans think.
This political pabulum
is a canard of the first order, a distortion of reality that can only improve the lots of the promise makers to the ultimate detriment of citizens.
There he bemoans the pabulum
quality of theological discourse and opens with a barrage of criticism, leading the way with an assertion that, "religious communication generally must overcome a long addiction to the discursive, the rationalistic, and the prosaic.
In tens of thousands of books and hundreds of thousands of journal articles, they have perverted the system of academic publishing into a scheme that serves only to advance academic careers and bloat libraries with masses of unread, unreadable, and worthless pabulum
The general public wants to be fed pabulum
, and I don't have any ideas that are amenable to trade and commerce.
Blair said he preferred that to "precooked, pabulum