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MICLO

Masterly inactivity and cat-like observation. An acronym for a non-interventional stance which a medical team may adopt when there appears to be a good chance the problem will resolve without intervention—e.g., fracture of a single rib.
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The fact that French gay people can neither marry nor adopt proves that, contrary to Grossman and Miclo's assertions, being homosexual does have a particular meaning--a negative one--in the French Republic.
There is simply literature and nothing else," in the words of Grossman and Miclo. Notwithstanding their notion that "great literature" is universal, this opinion is really just a type of cultural absolutism: if there's no such thing as heterosexual literature, this is because, before the advent of gay and lesbian literature, all literature was (or was thought to be) heterosexual.
Grossmann, Robert and Francois Miclo. La Republique minoritaire: Contre le communatarisme.