However, I suppose being labeled a gadfly
puts me in company with Socrates in "Plato s Apology.
Potts, From a Gadfly
to a Hornet: Academic Freedom, Humane Education, and the Intellectual Life of Joseph Kinmont Hart (Charlotte: Information Age Publishing, 2016), xvi, xxxviii.
Murrow may or may not appear to be an early twenty-first century gadfly
Commission on Civil Rights, Berry never stopped being an irritant and a gadfly
The same heroism embodied in the figure of the Gadfly
now became an inspiration that sustained many young people in their resistance against the tyranny of the Party.
We can draw energy, inspiration, and strategies from the gadfly
who launched the Western tradition of independent thinking 2,500 years ago.
Documentary film director, bestselling author, and persistent gadfly
Michael Moore informs and amuses us once more with his latest film, Bowling for Columbine, the first documentary ever accepted at the Cannes Film Festival.
After paying tribute to American icon Woody Guthrie on the triumphant Mermaid Avenue albums, genial gadfly
Billy Bragg returns to his home turf.
dandy Buckle had no such worthy inclinations.
This forthright and very readable autobiography confirms my earlier assessment, but enlarges the picture to show much more than just an ecclesiastical gadfly
In looking it over, one would be hard pressed to identify Gadfly
as a publication produced by a religious organization.
What could be worse than sitting through another dreary annual meeting, where the resident corporate gadfly
turns up every year and asks what the company is doing to protect the rain forest and has to be reminded every year that companies based in rural Tennessee that happen to be in the precision-tools business don't actually have all that much to do with the fate of the rain forest, but thanks for the thought?